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Angelou, Marguerite Annie, (Maya), (4 April 1928–28 May 2014), writer, singer and actress  

Born St Louis, 4 April 1928; d of Bailey Johnson and Vivian Baxter Johnson; one s; died 28 May 2014

writer, singer and actress

George Washington High Sch., San Francisco; California Labor Sch....

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Bruce, George Robert, (10 March 1909–25 July 2002), poet and critic  

OBE 1984

Born 10 March 1909; s of Henry George Bruce and Jeannie Roberta (née Gray); m 1935, Elizabeth Duncan (d 1994); one ...

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Gellhorn, Peter, (24 Oct. 1912–13 Feb. 2004), Professor, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, 1981–92  

FGSM

Born 24 Oct. 1912; s of late Dr Alfred Gellhorn, and Mrs Else Gellhorn; m 1943, Olive Shirley (née Layton), 3rd d of 1st Baron Layton, CH, CBE; two ...

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Gordon, Giles Alexander Esmé, (23 May 1940–14 Nov. 2003), Literary Agent, Curtis Brown, since 1995  

Born 23 May 1940; s of late Alexander Esmé Gordon, RSA, FRIBA, FRIAS and Betsy Gordon (née McCurry); m 1st, 1964, Margaret Anna Eastoe (d 1989); one ...

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Guest, George Howell, (9 Feb. 1924–20 Nov. 2002), Organist of St John’s College, Cambridge, 1951–91 (Fellow, since 1956); University Organist, Cambridge University, 1974–91  

CBE 1987; FRCO; FRSCM

Born 9 Feb. 1924; s of late Ernest Joseph Guest and late Gwendolen (née Brown); m 1959, Nancy Mary, o d...

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Kirkup, James, (23 April 1918–10 May 2009), travel writer, poet, novelist, playwright, translator, broadcaster  

Born 23 April 1918; o s of James Harold Kirkup and Mary Johnson; died 10 May 2009

travel writer, poet, novelist, playwright, translator, broadcaster

South Shields High Sch.; Durham Univ. (BA; Hon. Fellow, Grey Coll., ...

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Klein, Prof. Dan Victor, (4 Nov. 1938–28 June 2009), Director, Dan Klein Associates, consultants in contemporary glass, since 1994; Research Professor in Glass, University of Sunderland, since 1996  

Born 4 Nov. 1938; s of Frederick Klein and Bianka Breitmann; died 28 June 2009

Director, Dan Klein Associates, consultants in contemporary glass, since 1994; Research Professor in Glass, University of Sunderland, since ...

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Platt, Norman, (29 Aug. 1920–4 Jan. 2004), opera director and writer; Artistic Director, Kent Opera, 1969–89 and 1991–96  

OBE 1985

Born 29 Aug. 1920; s of Edward Turner Platt and Emily Jane Platt; m 1st, 1942, Diana Franklin Clay; one s one d...