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Aiken, Joan Delano, (Mrs Julius Goldstein), (4 Sept. 1924–4 Jan. 2004), writer of historical, mystery and children’s novels, plays and poetry  

MBE 1999

Born 4 Sept. 1924; d of Conrad Potter Aiken and Jessie McDonald; m 1st, 1945, Ronald George Brown (d 1955); one ...

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Alleyne, Sonita, (born 16 March 1967), Master, Jesus College, Cambridge, since 2019  

OBE 2003

Master, Jesus College, Cambridge, since 2019

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Angel, Heather, (born 21 July 1941), professional wildlife photographer, author and lecturer  

FRPS, FBIPP

professional wildlife photographer, author and lecturer

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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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August, Dame Kathryn (Mary), (born 1 July 1952), education researcher, writer and consultant, since 2013  

DBE 2014

education researcher, writer and consultant, since 2013

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Balsom, Alison Louise, (Lady Mendes), (born 7 Oct. 1978), classical trumpet soloist, since 2001; Professor of Trumpet, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, since 2006; Artistic Director, Cheltenham Music Festival, 2018–20; music educator, campaigner, producer, arranger and presenter  

OBE 2016

classical trumpet soloist, since 2001; Professor of Trumpet, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, since 2006; Artistic Director, Cheltenham Music Festival, 2018–20; music educator, campaigner, producer, arranger and presenter

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Barbieri, Margaret Elizabeth, (Mrs M. E. Barbieri-Webb), (born 2 March 1947), freelance ballet teacher, coach and stager of Ashton Ballets, since 1990; Assistant Director, Sarasota Ballet Company, Florida, since 2012  

freelance ballet teacher, coach and stager of Ashton Ballets, since 1990; Assistant Director, Sarasota Ballet Company, Florida, since 2012

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Bassnett, Prof. Susan Edna, (born 21 Oct. 1945), writer; Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Glasgow, since 2015; Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Warwick, 1992–2016, now Emerita (Pro-Vice-Chancellor, 1997–2003 and 2005–09)  

PhD; FRSL

writer; Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Glasgow, since 2015; Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Warwick, 1992–2016, now Emerita (Pro-Vice-Chancellor, 1997–2003 and 2005–09)

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Bent, Margaret (Hilda), (born 23 Dec. 1940), musicologist; Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford, 1992–2008, now Emeritus Fellow  

CBE 2008; PhD; FBA 1993

musicologist; Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford, 1992–2008, now Emeritus Fellow

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Blackburn, Dr Bonnie Jean, (born 15 July 1939), freelance editor, since 1990  

FBA 2005

freelance editor, since 1990

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Blackstone, Baroness, (Tessa Ann Vosper Blackstone) (born 27 Sept. 1942)  

PC 2001; PhD; Vice-Chancellor, University of Greenwich, 2004–11

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Boehmer, Prof. Elleke Deirdre, (born 14 Nov. 1961), Professor of World Literature in English, University of Oxford, since 2007; Fellow, since 2007 and Director, Oxford Centre for Life Writing, since 2019 (Deputy Director, 2011–19), Wolfson College, Oxford; Director, Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, 2015–17  

DPhil; FRSL, FRHistS

Professor of World Literature in English, University of Oxford, since 2007; Fellow, since 2007 and Director, Oxford Centre for Life Writing, since 2019 (Deputy Director, 2011–19), Wolfson College, Oxford; Director, Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, 2015–17

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Borman, Tracy, (born 1 Jan. 1972), writer and historian, since 2004; Chief Executive, Heritage Education Trust, since 2008; Joint Chief Curator, Historic Royal Palaces, since 2013  

PhD

writer and historian, since 2004; Chief Executive, Heritage Education Trust, since 2008; Joint Chief Curator, Historic Royal Palaces, since 2013

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Born, Prof. Georgina Emma Mary, (born 15 Nov. 1955), Professor of Anthropology and Music, Institute of Advanced Studies and Department of Anthropology, University College London, since 2021  

OBE 2016; PhD; FBA 2014; FRAI

Professor of Anthropology and Music, Institute of Advanced Studies and Department of Anthropology, University College London, since 2021

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Bradford, Sarah Mary Malet Ward, (Viscountess Bangor), (born 3 Sept. 1938), historian and biographer, critic, broadcaster and journalist  

historian and biographer, critic, broadcaster and journalist

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Bruzzi, Prof. Stella, (Mrs Mick Conefrey), (born 28 Jan. 1962), Dean, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University College London, since 2017  

PhD; FBA 2013

Dean, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University College London, since 2017

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Bryce, Viscountess, (Elizabeth Marion) (died 27 Dec. 1939)  

Born d of Thomas Ashton of Hyde and Manchester; m 1889, Rt Hon. James, 1st Viscount Bryce, of Dechmont; no c; died 27 Dec. 1939...

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Burrell, Diana Elizabeth Jane, (born 25 Oct. 1948), composer; Artistic Director: Spitalfields Festival, 2006–09; Harwich Festival of the Arts, 2012–14  

composer; Artistic Director: Spitalfields Festival, 2006–09; Harwich Festival of the Arts, 2012–14

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Butler, Prof. Marilyn Speers, (Lady Butler), (11 Feb. 1937–11 March 2014), Rector, Exeter College, 1993–2004, and Titular Professor of English Language and Literature, 1998–2004, University of Oxford  

DPhil; FBA 2002

Born 11 Feb. 1937; d of Sir Trevor Evans, CBE and Margaret (née Gribbin); m 1962, David Edgeworth Butler (Sir David Butler, CBE, FBA); two s...

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Byatt, Dame Antonia (Susan), (Dame Antonia Duffy), (24 Aug. 1936–16 Nov. 2023), writer  

DBE 1999 (CBE 1990); FRSL 1983

writer