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Meat Loaf

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In 1977, Meat Loaf and lyricist Jim Steinman released an operatic rock album called "Bat Out Of Hell", the record was huge and has sold ...

Mylene Farmer

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In 1984, Farmer met Laurent Boutonnat, a young film student also enrolled in Cours Florent, when Mylene Farmer replied to a newspaper ad for an ...

Otis Redding

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Legendary soul singer whose death at age 26 ended a career just as it was about to blossom. In 1962, Redding, a former choir member, ...

Usher

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Usher Raymond IV began singing when Usher was six years old. Usher was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the son of Jonetta Patton (née O'Neal) and Usher ...

Ronnie James Dio

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Ronnie James Dio was born Ronald James Padovano, an only child to an Italian family. The family moved to Cortland, New York early in his ...

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Madog_ap_Maredudd Madog ap Maredudd
Biography of Madog ap Maredudd: 1150 - Madog ap Maredudd was born.1132 - Madog ap Maredudd followed his father on the throne of Powys.1141 - Madog ap Maredudd is recorded as taking part in the Battle of Lincoln in support of the Earl of Chester.1149 - Madog ap Maredudd is recorded giving the commote of ...


Francis_Lewis Francis Lewis
Biography of Francis Lewis: 1713 - Francis Lewis, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, was born in Llandaff, Wales, in March 21st. A merchant, patriot, and politician in American Revolution.1738 - On coming of age, Francis Lewis sold his patrimony, invested in merchandise, and embarked for this country, where Francis Lewis established mercantile ...


Robert_Owen Robert Owen
Biography of Robert Owen: 1771 – Robert Owen was born on the 14th day of May this year in Newtown, Montgomeryshire. His father was a sadler and ironmonger who also served as local postmaster; his mother came from one of the prosperous farming families of Newtown.  1787 – Robert Owen moved to Manchester in ...


Taliesin Taliesin
Biography of Taliesin: 534 - Taliesin or Taliessin born as a Welsh, is the earliest poet of the Welsh language whose work has survived. 542 - Only a few years earlier than the date, found in the Historia Regum Britanniae.555 - The poems ascribed to him indicate that Taliesin later became court bard ...


Leighton_Rees Leighton Rees
Biography of Leighton Rees: 1940 - Born in the village of Ynysybwl on the 17th of January.1976 - After leaving school Leighton Rees found work in the store room of a motor spares company, a job Leighton Rees did for over twenty years until Leighton Rees became a professional darts player.         - Leighton ...


Henry_Vaughan Henry Vaughan
Biography of Henry Vaughan: 1622 - Henry Vaughan, born on the 17th of April in Newton-upon-Usk, Breconshire, Wales. Henry Vaughan was a Welsh metaphysical poet and a doctor. 1640 - Left Oxford to study law in London for two years.1645 - Colonel Herbert Price raised troops for the King, and  entertained him at the ...


Catherine_Zeta_Jones Catherine Zeta Jones
Biography of Catherine Zeta Jones: 1969 - Born on the 25th of September in Treboeth, Llangyfelach, a working-class area of Swansea, West Glamorgan in South Wales. An Academy Award-winning Welsh actress who began her career on stage at an early age.1987 - Starred in 42nd Street as Peggy Sawyer in the West End.          ...


Rowan_Williams Rowan Williams
Biography of Rowan Williams: 1950 - Born in Swansea, Wales on the 14th of June.1975 - Rowan Williams studied theology; and Wadham College, Oxford, where Rowan Williams took his DPhil.1977 - Rowan Williams returned to Cambridge to teach theology, first at Westcott House, having been ordained deacon in Ely cathedral that year. 1978 - ...


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