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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Kitt, Eartha

Kwakiutl L. Dreher.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice. 1317 words.

Kitt, Eartha (17 January 1927–25 December 2008), entertainer and actress, was born on a cotton plantation in North, South Carolina, to Annie Mae, a sharecropper of mixed African American...

Kamakawiwo'ole, Israel Ka'ano'i

Rona L. Holub.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice. 1079 words.

Kamakawiwo'ole, Israel Ka'ano'i (20 May 1959–26 June 1997), singer, musician, and activist for Hawaiian rights and sovereignty, known to his fans as Iz, was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, the...

Rosenblatt, Josef

Jeffrey S. Gurock.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Voice. 932 words.

Rosenblatt, Josef (09 May 1882–18 June 1933), cantor and concert singer, was born in Belaya Tserkov, Ukraine, the son of Raphael Shalom Rosenblatt, a cantor, and Chayeh Sarah Pilatsky. From...

Wilson, Edith Goodall

Daphne Duval Harrison.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Blues; Jazz; Voice. 1043 words.

Wilson, Edith Goodall (06 September 1896–30 March 1981), blues and popular singer, was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the daughter of Hundley Goodall, a schoolteacher, and Susan Jones, a...