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Campbell, Lucie E.

Kip Lornell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Religion; Composition; Education. 1389 words.

Campbell, Lucie E. (1885–03 January 1963), gospel composer and teacher, was born in Duck Hill, Mississippi, the daughter of Burrell Campbell, a railroad worker, and Isabella Wilkerson. Her...

Condon, Eddie

William Howland Kenney.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Blues; Jazz; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1117 words.

Condon, Eddie (16 November 1905–04 August 1973), jazz personality and organizer of Chicago-style jazz bands, recording sessions, and concerts, was born Albert Edwin Condon in Goodland,...

Crichlow, Frank Gilbert (1932–2010), musician, restaurateur, and community activist

Mike Phillips.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 1327 words.

Crichlow, Frank Gilbert (1932–2010), musician, restaurateur, and community activist, was born on 13 July 1932 in Woodbrook, Port of Spain, Trinidad. Little is known of his early life. He...

Fariña, Mimi

Douglas Cooke.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music. 1236 words.

Fariña, Mimi (30 April 1945–18 July 2001), folksinger and activist, was born Margarita Mimi Baez in Palo Alto, California, the third daughter of Albert Baez, a physicist, and Joan Bridge...

Godley, Wynne Alexander Hugh (1926–2010), economist and musician

Roger Middleton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Economics. 1363 words.

Godley, Wynne Alexander Hugh (1926–2010), economist and musician, was born at 53 Porchester Terrace, Paddington, London, on 2 September 1926, the younger son of the Anglo-Irish Hugh John...

Hays, Lee Elhardt

Anthony Seeger and Lori Elaine Taylor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Composition; Film. 1078 words.

Hays, Lee Elhardt (14 March 1914–26 August 1981), songwriter, singer, and political activist, was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, the son of the Reverend William Benjamin Hays, a Methodist...

Henderson, Hamish Scott (1919–2002), poet, singer, and folklorist

Ken Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Education; History. 2593 words.

Henderson, Hamish Scott (1919–2002), poet, singer, and folklorist, was born James Scott Henderson on armistice day, 11 November 1919, at Ramleh, Perth Road, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, the son...

Hopkinson, Francis (1737–1791), musician, jurist, and revolutionary politician in America

P. M. Zall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; US Politics; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1021 words.

Hopkinson, Francis (1737–1791), musician, jurist, and revolutionary politician in America, was born on 2 October 1737 in Philadelphia and baptized at Christ Church, son of Thomas Hopkinson...

Jefferson, Eddie

Barry Kernfeld.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Blues; Jazz; Dance; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1036 words.

Jefferson, Eddie (03 August 1918–09 May 1979), jazz singer, lyricist, and tap dancer, was born Edgar Jefferson in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Information about his parents is unknown. It is...

Lennon, John

Jon Wiener.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Composition; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 2727 words.

Lennon, John (09 October 1940–08 December 1980), rock music singer and composer, was born John Winston Lennon in Liverpool, England, the son of Alfred Lennon, a merchant seaman, and Julia...

Lewis, Ted

James Fisher.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Dance; Performing Arts; Conducting; Blues; Jazz; Woodwinds; Voice. 1095 words.

Lewis, Ted (06 June 1890–25 August 1971), entertainer, musician, and bandleader, was born Theodore Leopold Friedman in rural Circleville, Ohio, the son of an owner of a dry goods store...

MacPherson, James (c. 1675–1700), thief and reputed musician

Mary Anne Alburger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Property Law; Property Crime; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 642 words.

MacPherson, James (c. 1675–1700), thief and reputed musician, is said to have been an illegitimate son of the family of Invershie, Inverness-shire. He was described as 'the son of a...

Marley, Bob

William R. Nash.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Politics. 978 words.

Marley, Bob (06 February 1945–11 May 1981), musician and political activist, was born Robert Nesta Marley in Nine Miles, St. Ann Parish, Jamaica, the son of Norval Marley, a British army...

Pallis, Marco Alexander (1895–1989), musician, mountaineer, and metaphysician

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 3 words.

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Pardon, Walter William (1914–1996), carpenter and folk-singer

Roy Palmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 874 words.

Pardon, Walter William (1914–1996), carpenter and folk-singer, was born on 4 March 1914 at Hall Lane, Knapton, Norfolk, the only child of Thomas Pardon (1877–1957), farmworker, and his...

Perrot, Robert (c. 1478–1550), church musician and land speculator

Roger Bowers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Business and Management; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Conducting; Keyboard. 933 words.

Perrot, Robert (c. 1478–1550), church musician and land speculator, was the second son of George Perrot, gentleman, of Haroldston, near Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, and Isabel Langdale of...

Turpin, Tom

Richard Carlin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Composition; Keyboard. 534 words.

Turpin, Tom (1873–13 August 1922), ragtime pianist, composer, and bar owner, was born Thomas Milton J. Turpin in Savannah, Georgia, the son of John L. “Jack” Turpin, a bar owner and amateur...

Ventura, Charlie

Barry Kernfeld.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Blues; Jazz; Conducting; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1373 words.

Ventura, Charlie (02 December 1916–17 January 1992), jazz tenor saxophonist and bandleader, was born Charles Venturo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of a hat factory owner. His...

Wilburn, Virgil Doyle

Marilee Birchfield.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Country and Western Music; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1567 words.

Wilburn, Virgil Doyle (07 July 1930–16 October 1982), country performer and businessman, was born in Hardy, Arkansas, the son of Benjamin Elijah “Pop” Wilburn, a disabled World War I...