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Born Toronto; d of Dr William Allan and Dr Isabell M. Allan, née Hutchinson; unmarried; died 7 Oct. 1956

dancer, actress, pianist, writer

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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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Born New York City, 15 June 1897; took British citizenship, 1946; m 1st, 1919, L. A. Bernheimer (decd); 2nd, Edwin Knopf (marr. diss.); 3rd, Basil Sydney (marr. diss.); 4th, J. Muir Stewart Roberts (decd); ...

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Born Gloucester; oc of late William Watson, Edinburgh; m late Prof. James Allen Harker, Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester; two s; died 14 April 1933

novelist...

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Born coastal Norfolk, 3 Sept. 1911; died 5 July 2009

writer, poet, critic and broadcaster

Contributor at various times to Observer, New Statesman, New York Times, Listener, Encounter, TLS, TES, etc. FRSL ...

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Born Paris, 18 July 1821; d of Manuel Garcia (tenor and teacher of singing) and sister of Madame Malibran (contralto); m 1840, Louis Viardot (d 1883), Director of Paris Italian Opera; ...

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Born 18 June 1905; o d of George and Adella Westbury, Langley, near Birmingham; died 16 Dec. 1989

singer and actress

Won 4 year scholarship to RCM, London, 1927. Sang Gretel at Old Vic as operatic debut for Lilian Baylis, ...