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Aiken, Joan Delano, (Mrs Julius Goldstein)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Literature; Publishing. 647 words.

MBE 1999

Born 4 Sept. 1924; d of Conrad Potter Aiken and Jessie McDonald; m 1st, 1945, Ronald George Brown (d 1955); one ...

Alderson, John Cottingham

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 290 words.

CBE 1981; QPM 1974

Born 28 May 1922; e s of late Ernest Cottingham Alderson and Elsie Lavinia Rose; m 1948, Irené Macmillan Stirling (d 2008); one s...

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Anderson, Gerry

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing; Business Finance. 209 words.

MBE 2001

Born 14 April 1929; s of Joseph and Deborah Anderson; m 1st, 1952, Betty Wrightman; two d; 2nd, 1961, Sylvia Thamm; one s; 3rd, 1981, Mary Robins; one ...

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Angelou, Marguerite Annie, (Maya)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Literature; Publishing; Music. 294 words.

Born St Louis, 4 April 1928; d of Bailey Johnson and Vivian Baxter Johnson; one s; died 28 May 2014

writer, singer and actress

George Washington High Sch.,...

Bainbridge, Dame Beryl

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing; Business Finance. 238 words.

DBE 2000; FRSL

Born 21 Nov. 1934; d of Richard Bainbridge and Winifred Baines; m 1954, Austin Davies (marr. diss.); one s one d; and one d by Alan Sharp; ...

Beaumont of Whitley

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Religion. 340 words.

MA (Oxon)

Born 22 Nov. 1928; o s of Major and Hon. Mrs M. W. Beaumont; m 1955, Mary Rose Wauchope; one s two d...

Bergne, (Alexander) Paul (A’Court)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing. 223 words.

CBE 2002 (OBE 1985)

Born 9 Jan. 1937; s of Villiers A’Court Bergne and Diana Daphne Cuthbert (née Holman-Hunt); m 1963, Suzanne Hedwig Judith Wittich; one s one ...

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Bethell

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing. 279 words.

Born 19 July 1938; s of Hon. William Gladstone Bethell (d 1964) (3rd s of 1st Baron), and Ann Margaret Bethell (d...

Black, Dorothy [Kitty] (1914–2006), theatrical agent and translator

Kate Dorney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing; Theatre. 988 words.

Black, Dorothy [Kitty] (1914–2006), theatrical agent and translator, was born on 30 April 1914 in Johannesburg, South Africa, the younger daughter and youngest of six children of Francis...

Blake

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 384 words.

FBA 1967

Born 23 Dec. 1916; er s of William Joseph Blake and Norah Lindley Daynes, Brundall, Norfolk; m 1953, Patricia Mary (d 1995), e d of Thomas Richard Waters,...

Blue, Rabbi Lionel

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Literature; Publishing; Religion. 290 words.

OBE 1994

Born 6 Feb. 1930; s of late Harry and Hetty Blue; died 19 Dec. 2016

former broadcaster and author; Lecturer, Leo Baeck College, ...

Boyson, Rt Hon. Sir Rhodes

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 293 words.

Kt 1987

Born 11 May 1925; s of Alderman William Boyson, MBE, JP and Mrs Bertha Boyson, Haslingden, Rossendale, Lancs; m 1st, 1946, Violet Burletson (marr. diss.); two null...

Brasher, Christopher William

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Business Finance. 268 words.

CBE 1996

Born 21 Aug. 1928; s of William Kenneth Brasher, CBE and Katie Howe Brasher; m 1959, Shirley Bloomer; one s two d; died 28 Feb. 2003

President,...

Brewer, Prof. Derek Stanley

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Literature; Publishing. 540 words.

LittD

Born 13 July 1923; s of Stanley Leonard Brewer and Winifred Helen Forbes; m 1951, Lucie Elisabeth Hoole (d 2008); three s two d; died 23 Oct. 2008...

Bruce, George Robert

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Literature; Publishing; Music. 276 words.

OBE 1984

Born 10 March 1909; s of Henry George Bruce and Jeannie Roberta (née Gray); m 1935, Elizabeth Duncan (d 1994); one ...

Butler, Prof. Marilyn Speers, (Lady Butler)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Literature; Publishing. 209 words.

DPhil; FBA 2002

Born 11 Feb. 1937; d of Sir Trevor Evans, CBE and Margaret (née Gribbin); m 1962, David Edgeworth Butler (Sir David Butler, CBE, FBA); two s...null...

Causley, Charles Stanley

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Literature; Publishing. 400 words.

CBE 1986; CLit 2001

Born Launceston, Cornwall, 24 Aug. 1917; o s of Charles Causley and Laura Bartlett; died 4 Nov. 2003

poet; broadcaster

Cullis, Michael Fowler

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Social and Cultural History; Literature; Publishing. 226 words.

CVO 1955

Born 22 Oct. 1914; s of Emeritus Prof. Charles Gilbert Cullis, Imperial Coll. of Science and Technology, London Univ., and Winifred Jefford, d of Sir George...

Davidson, Alan Eaton

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing. 265 words.

Born 30 March 1924; s of William John Davidson and Constance (née Eaton); m 1951, Jane Macatee; three d; died 2 Dec. 2003

author; HM Diplomatic Service, retired;...

Davies, Thomas (c. 1712–1785), bookseller and actor

O. M. Brack.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 1688 words.

Davies, Thomas (c. 1712–1785), bookseller and actor, is of unknown origins. He attended the University of Edinburgh between 1728 and 1729 to prepare for one of the learned professions, but...