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Layne Staley

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During the band's appearance on MTV Unplugged, Staley was visibly weak and emaciated and had problems singing at times, including stopping songs due to forgetting ...

Sarah Brightman

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Sarah Brightman was born near London, England in 1960. Sarah Brightman was a workaholic from an early age, never wasting a minute of free time. ...

Sophie Dahl

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As a child, Dahl was the inspiration for the character Sophie (the giant's helper) in her grandfather Roald Dahl's The BFG. Later Sophie Dahl became ...

Linda Evangelista

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Recieved a special lifetime achievement award at the 1997 VH1 Fashion and Music Awards. Was ranked #2 (after Cindy Crawford) on MTV's "House of Style" (1989) ...

Veronica Webb

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The youngest of three daughters born to Doug, an electrician who died in 1993. As a youth Webb looked at magazines and admired the freedom ...

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Dominique_Francois_Jean_Arago Dominique Francois Jean Arago
Biography of Dominique Francois Jean Arago: 1786 - Born on February 26th in Estagel, Roussillon, France. French physicist who discovered the principle of the production of magnetism by rotation of a nonmagnetic conductor.         - His scientific achievements were mainly in the fields of astronomy, magnetism, and optics.1803 - Dominique Francois Jean Arago entered the Polytechnic.    ...


Madeleine_Sophie_Arnould Madeleine Sophie Arnould
Biography of Madeleine Sophie Arnould: 1744 - Born on February 14th in Paris. Famous actress and singer, and the original Iphigenie in Gluck's opera of "Iphigenie en Aulide".         - The Princess of Modena, having heard the child sing in the church of Val de Grace, was so charmed that Madeleine Sophie Arnould recommended her ...


Raymond_Claude_Ferdinand_Aron Raymond Claude Ferdinand Aron
Biography of Raymond Claude Ferdinand Aron: 1905 - Born on March 14th in Paris, France. French sociologist, historian, and political commentator known for his skepticism of ideological orthodoxies.1930 - Aron obtained his doctorate from the École Normale Supérieure with a thesis on the philosophy of history. 1939-1968 - Raymond Claude Ferdinand Aron studied at the École ...


Jean_Astruc Jean Astruc
Biography of Jean Astruc: 1684 - Born on March 19th in Sauves, Auvergne. Physician and biblical scholar, medical consultant to Louis XV.         - Jean Astruc is famous for a work Jean Astruc wrote on the book of Genesis which was to serve as the basis for subsequent theories of Biblical criticism.1710 - Jean ...


Daniel_Francois_Esprit_Auber Daniel Francois Esprit Auber
Biography of Daniel Francois Esprit Auber: 1782 - Born in Caen in Normandy on the 29th of January.1804 - Sent at the age of 20 to London to complete his business training, Daniel Francois Esprit Auber was obliged to leave England as a result of the breach of the Treaty of Amiens.1813 - The unfavourable reception ...


Hugues_Aubriot Hugues Aubriot
Biography of Hugues Aubriot:          - Hugues Aubriot was born in Dijon.1370 - Hugues Aubriot built the Bastille.         - Hugues Aubriot was a capable administrator who built the first sewers in Paris, and strengthened the City's fortifications.         - Hugues Aubriot was on very poor terms with both the Church, and the ...


Francois_Alphonse_Aulard Francois Alphonse Aulard
Biography of Francois Alphonse Aulard: 1849 - Born on the 19th of July in Montbron in Charente, France.1877 - Francois Alphonse Aulard obtained the degree of doctor of letters with a Latin thesis on Gaius Asinius Pollio.1882-1885 - Francois Alphonse Aulard made a study of parliamentary oratory during the French Revolution, and published two volumes ...


Georges_Auric Georges Auric
Biography of Georges Auric: 1899 - Born on February 15th in Lodève, Hérault, France. French composer and opera manager.1920 - Georges Auric became a member of the group known as "Les Six" including Milhaud, Poulenc, Honegger, Tailleferre and Durey.1946-1968 - Georges Auric wrote soundtracks for a large number of French films before finding work ...


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