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CBE 1989 (MBE 1971); DL

Born 29 Dec. 1913; d of Arthur Paul Boissier, MA, and Dorothy Christina Leslie Smith; m 1939, David George Ian Alexander Gordon (later 4th Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair, CBE, TD) (...

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Born 10 Aug. 1926; d of Albert Alain and Magdeleine Alain (née Alberty); m 1950, Jacques Gommier (d 1992); one d (one s decd); died 26 Feb. 2013...

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DBE 1925

Born Chambly, near Montreal, 1 Nov. 1852; née Marie Louise Emma Cecile; e d of late Joseph Lajeunesse, musician, organist, and harpist; m...

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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 London, 1849; died 1 Oct. 1912

musical composer

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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 Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 26 April 1894; m 1925, John Amadio (d 1964), solo flautist; no c; died 16 May 1968

Dramatic Soprano, Grand Opera and Concert Artist, retd...

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MA

Born 26 June 1896; d of Arthur Frankau and of Julia Frankau, (Frank Danby); m 1920, Henry Stanley Bennett (d 1972), FBA; three d (one s decd); ...

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Born Campden, Glos; d of 3rd Earl of Gainsborough; m 1915, Captain Count Robert Bentinck (d 1932), e s of late Col Count Bentinck, Coldstream Guards, and Count of the Holy Roman Empire with Hereditary Rights (mediatized); one ...

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Born Paris, 16 Feb. 1949; d of Bjørn Bjørnson and Maria Prodan; died 13 Dec. 2002

theatre designer, since 1969

Byam Shaw Sch. of Art (Pre-Dip); Central Sch. of Art and Design (MA)...

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Born Janesville, Wis, 11 Aug. 1862; m; one s; died 28 Dec. 1946

composer

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Hon. CBE

Born 16 Sept. 1887; d of Ernest and Raïssa (Princess Mychetsky) Boulanger; died 22 Oct. 1979

Grand Officier de la Légion d’Honneur; teacher of composition; conductor; lecturer

Studied at Paris Nat. Conservatory...

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Born London, 4 Oct. 1837; y d of Henry Braddon of St Kew, Cornwall; widow of John Maxwell of Richmond, Surrey; died 4 Feb. 1915...

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Born London, 2 July 1845; d of late William Moult; died 28 Feb. 1907

principal contralto, Savoy Theatre

Havre, France

Created all the principal contralto parts in the Gilbert and Sullivan operas after Iolanthe, ...

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Born New York, of Russian parentage; unmarried; died 22 Dec. 1935

Contralto

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Born Liverpool, 1856; née Minny Fehrman; died 22 March 1925

opera singer

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Born 16 Jan. 1923; m 1st, 1944, Rodney Bax (marr. diss); 2nd, 1953, Jerzy Pietrkiewicz (marr. diss. 1975; he d 2007); 3rd, 1981, Claude Brooke (marr. diss. 1982); ...

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Born 18 Dec. 1899; d of Edmund Capstick Brunskill; m 1925, Robert Ainsworth (d 1947), conductor, pianist; two s; died 18 Feb. 1980

contralto

Kendal High School. Studied in London and Germany, pupil of Blanche Marchesi...

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Born 2 July 1864; e d of 4th Earl of Carnarvon; m 1st, 1887, Capt. Hon. Alfred Byng (d 1887), s of 2nd Earl of Strafford; 2nd, ...

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Born New York, 2 Dec. 1923; d of Greek parents; m 1947, Giovanni Battista Meneghini (marr. diss., 1971); died 16 Sept. 1977

soprano