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Don Preston

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. Donald Ward Preston, 21 September 1932, Flint, Michigan, USA. Preston studied music from childhood, encouraged by his father’s role as composer-in-residence with the Detroit Symphony...

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Don Preston

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. Donald Ward Preston, 21 September 1932, Flint, Michigan, USA. Preston studied music from childhood, encouraged by his father’s role as composer-in-residence with the Detroit Symphony...

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Preston Don

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 348 words.

b. Donald Ward Preston, 21 September 1932, Flint, Michigan, USA. Preston studied music from childhood, encouraged by his father’s role

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Preston, Don (<i>born</i> 1932), synthesizer player, pianist

Barry Kernfeld.

in Grove Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 474 words.

(b Flint, MI, 21 Sept 1932). American synthesizer player and pianist. He studied and played piano with Herbie Mann while in the army, and following his discharge (early 1950s) he worked in...

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Louise Winter

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b Preston, 1959).

Eng. mezzo‐soprano. Opera début 1983, GTO (Tisbe in La Cenerentola). Sang Zerlina (Don Giovanni) with Glyndebourne co. at Hong Kong Fest. 1986. Débuts:...

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Tony Rowe

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b Manchester, 1961).

Eng. conductor. Founder and cond. Robinson Orch., Cambridge, 1981, Oxford and Cambridge Chamber Orch. 1982. Cond. Don Giovanni for Brit. Youth Opera 1987....

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Peyton, Dave (1885 - 1955), bandleader, pianist

in Grove Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 294 words.

(b c1885; d Chicago, May 1955). American bandleader and pianist. After playing in Wilbur Sweatman’s trio in Chicago from around 1908 to 1912 he led his own band in the city; among his...

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Preston, William Everett “Billy”

John Daniel Saillant.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1174 words.

rhythm and blues and rock musician, was born in Houston, Texas. As a youngster he relocated to Los Angeles, California, in 1949, when his mother, Robbie Preston Williams, assumed the...

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King, Preston

Delores Williams.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1014 words.

college professor, political philosopher, and civil rights advocate, was born Preston Theodore King in Albany, Georgia, the youngest of seven sons of Clennon W. King, a civil rights...

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Versification

Andreas Giger.

in The Oxford Handbook of Opera

November 2014; p ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Musicology and Music History. 9405 words.

To a nineteenth-century opera composer, the related terms of versification and prosody implied not only a set of rules to which to adhere but a set of rhetorical choices with distinct...

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Kitchener, Lord .

John Gilmore.

in Oxford Companion to Black British History

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 629 words.

Alias of Aldwyn Roberts ( 1922 – 2000 ), calypsonian born in Arima, Trinidad and Tobago. He was already a successful performer in his native island when, while on a tour of Jamaica, he...

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Bridgewater, Cecil

Suzanne Cloud.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 788 words.

jazz trumpeter, composer, arranger, and educator, was born Cecil Vernon Bridgewater in Urbana, Illinois, into a family of musicians. His mother, Erma Pauline Scott Bridgewater, was the...

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Peyton, Dave

Barry Kernfeld.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1088 words.

bandleader, pianist, and columnist, was born in Louisiana. Details of his birth and family life are unknown. Peyton was a member of the clarinetist Wilbur Sweatman's trio in Chicago from...

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Sul-Te-Wan, Madame (1873 - 1959), Stage / Screen Actor, Vaudeville Performer, Radio / Television Personality

Lisa E. Rivo.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1661 words.

actress, was born Nellie (last name unknown) in Louisville, Kentucky, to Cleo de Londa and Silas Crawford Wan, a native of Hawaii who died when his daughter was young. Nellie's mother...

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Football, Professional

Alonford James Robinson.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1264 words.

American professional football originated in 1869 from a combination of two internationally popular games, rugby and soccer. During the early years of professional football, African...

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Sumner, Charles (1911 - 1874), Political Figure, Social Reformer, Abolitionist, Civil Rights Activist

Gordon S. Barker.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1901 words.

As a Free-Soil senator and outspoken antislavery leader during the antebellum period, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during the Civil War, a proponent of Radical...

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The 2001 Goff Lecture: The Lawyer's Duty to Arbitrate in Good Faith

V.V. Veeder.

in Arbitration International

December 2002; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. 10348 words.

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Fighting for Justice (and Survival): Kenyan Civil Society Accountability Strategies and Their Enemies

Thomas Obel Hansen and Chandra Lekha Sriram.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

November 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 11198 words.

Drawing on interviews with civil society actors and international donors, this article examines the role of Kenyan civil society in advancing accountability for serious international...

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The ‘Hierarchy of Victims’ in Northern Ireland: A Framework for Critical Analysis

Sarah Jankowitz.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

July 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 9957 words.

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Acknowledging and addressing victims’ experiences is a central objective of transitional justice (TJ) processes, but the disparate narratives of...

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