(1936-) Welsh soprano. She has performed as Sieglinde in Die Walküre and Desdemona in Otello.
(1870-1955) Welsh politician who gave up an academic career (professor of economics at Queens University, Belfast, 1909) to become a political advisor. He acted first for Lloyd George, as assistant secretary of the War Cabinet 1916, and then successively for Bonar Law, Baldwin, and MacDonald. He was also highly successful as a fundraiser.
(Delight) (1933-) US musician, producer, composer, and arranger. He has worked in jazz, rock, and pop. By 1991 he had won 19 Grammy awards and composed scores for 37 films. Among his production credits is Michael Jackson’s Thriller 1982; his own albums include Walking in Space 1969 and Back on the Block 1990.
(1747-1792) Scottish-born American naval officer in the American Revolution 1775. Heading a small French-sponsored squadron in the Bonhomme Richard, he captured the British warship Serapis in a bloody battle off Scarborough 1799.
Jones was born in Kirkcudbright, Scotland. He was originally a trader and slaver but became a privateer 1775, and then a commodore. After the War of Independence, he joined the Russian navy as a rear admiral 1788, fighting against Turkey, but lost the Empress Catherine's favor and died in France
“Casey” (1864-1900) US railroad engineer and folk hero. His death on the “Cannonball Express”, while on an overnight run 1900, is the subject of popular legend. Colliding with a stalled freight train, he ordered his fireman to jump to safety and rode the “Cannonball” to his death. The folk song ‘Casey Jones’ is an account of the event.
(1573-c. 1652) English Classical architect. He introduced the Palladian style to England. Born in London, he studied in Italy where he encountered the works of Palladio. He was employed by James I to design scenery for Ben Jonson's masques and appointed Surveyor of the King's Works 1615–42. He designed the Queen's House, Greenwich, 1616–35, and his English Renaissance masterpiece, the Banqueting House in Whitehall, London, 1619–22. His work was to provide the inspiration for the Palladian Revival a century later.
(1851-1929) English dramatist. Among some 60 of his melodramas, Mrs Dane’s Defence 1900 is most notable as an early realist problem play.
(1931-) US country singer, one of the genre’s most popular male vocalists. His expressive vocal technique is usually employed on sentimental ballads (‘Good Year for the Roses’ 1970, ‘The Grand Tour’ 1974) or honky-tonk (dance-hall) numbers (‘The Race Is On’ 1964), often in duets.
Jones was born in Texas and first recorded 1954. During and after his marriage to singer Tammy Wynette (1942– ), they made many records together, including the hits ‘We’re Gonna Hold On’ 1973 and ‘Golden Ring’ 1976.
(Charles Martin) (1912-) US film animator and cartoon director. He worked at Warner Bros with characters such as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Wile E Coyote, and Elmer Fudd.
(Robert Tyre) (1902-1971) us golfer. He was the game's greatest amateur player, who never turned professional but won 13 major amateur and professional tournaments, including the Grand Slam of the amateur and professional opens of both the us and Britain 1930.
Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Jones finished playing competitive golf 1930 and concentrated on his law practice. He maintained his contacts with the sport and was largely responsible for inaugurating the us Masters
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(1937-) English painter, sculptor, and printmaker. He was a leading exponent of Pop art. His colorful paintings are executed in the style of commercial advertising, and unabashedly celebrate the female form, for example, Perfect Match 1966–67 (Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne).
His witty, abbreviated imagery of women clad in bustiers, garter-belts, stocking tops, and stiletto-heeled shoes is intended as a comment on male fantasies and sexual fetishes ..
Town in Oklahoma (USA); zip code 73049.
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