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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 ...

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 ...

Laura Dern

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The first success for the young Dern came in 1980, with a role in Adrian Lyne's Foxes (1980), a teen movie starring Jodie Foster. Laura ...

Peggy Lee

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After getting her big break as a singer with Benny Goodman's band, Peggy Lee went on to a career that mixed jazz and pop singing ...

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Charles_Avison Charles Avison
Biography of Charles Avison: 1709 - Born on the 16th of February in Newcastle, England.1735 - Charles Avison was accepted the position of church organist at St. John's Church in Newcastle. 1737 - Married Catherine Reynolds. 1738 - Charles Avison was appointed music director of the Newcastle Musical Society. Charles Avison also collaborated with ...


Sir_Alan_Ayckbourn Sir Alan Ayckbourn
Biography of Sir Alan Ayckbourn: 1939 - Born on the 12th of April in Hampstead, London.1957 - Married his first wife Christine Roland, together having two sons, Steven and Philip.        - Employed by the director Stephen Joseph as an acting stage manager (a stage manager with acting roles) at the Library Theatre, Scarborough.1959 - ...


John_Campbell_Hamilton_Gordon John Campbell Hamilton Gordon
Biography of John Campbell Hamilton Gordon: 1847 - Hamilton-Gordon was born on August 3, 1847 in Edinburgh, the third son of the 5th Earl of Aberdeen. 1870 - Following his education at St Andrews and Oxford, John Campbell Hamilton Gordon succeeded on his eldest brother's death to the Earldom, assuming his seat in the House of Lords, ...


Ralph_Norman_Angell_Lane Ralph Norman Angell Lane
Biography of Ralph Norman Angell Lane: 1872 - Born on the 26th of December in Holbeach, England.1890 - At the age of 17, Ralph Norman Angell Lane moved to the United States and spent seven years working in California, including as a cowboy, eventually becoming a journalist.1898 - Ralph Norman Angell Lane returned to England briefly, ...


Francis_Bacon Francis Bacon
Biography of Francis Bacon: 1561 - Francis Bacon was born 22nd of January at York House Strand, London. 1573-1575 - Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. 1576 - Entered in Gray's Inn in London. 1578 - Accompanied Sir Amias Paulet, the English ambassador, on his mission in Paris; but Francis Bacon returned when his father died. 1581 - Entered ...


Francis_Bacon Francis Bacon
Biography of Francis Bacon: 1909 - Francis Bacon was born 28th of October in 63 Lower Baggot Street Dublin. 1929 - Established himself as a furniture designer and interior designer, Francis Bacon began to use oils and exhibited a few paintings as well as furniture and rugs in his studio.   1933 - Worked in a ...


Agnes_Baden_Powell Agnes Baden Powell
Biography of Agnes Baden Powell: 1858 - Agnes Baden-Powell was born 16th 0f December.  Agnes likes to be musician, playing the organ, piano and violin. Agnes has much interest in life including natural history and astronomy, and kept bees at her home.  1910 - Agnes Girl Guides reaches 6,000 young girls registered. 1912 - Brought about ...


Olave_St_Claire_Baden_Powell Olave St Claire Baden Powell
Biography of Olave St Claire Baden Powell: 1889 - Olave St Clair Baden-Powell was born Olave St Clair Soames in Chesterfield, England on 22nd of February. 1912 - Met Second Boer War hero and founder of the Scouts, Robert Baden-Powell on an ocean liner (Arcadia) on the way to New York to start one of his Scouting World ...


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