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Albani, Dame Emma, (1 Nov. 1852–3 April 1930)  

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...


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....


Bass, Hamar Alfred, (30 July 1842–8 April 1898), MP (LU) West Staffordshire, 1885–86, and from 1886; Master, Meynell Fox Hounds; Director in Bass and Co. brewers  

Born 30 July 1842; 2nd s of late Michael T. Bass, MP; heir to brother’s (Lord Burton’s) baronetcy; m 1879, Hon. Louisa, d of 3rd Baron Bagot; one ...


Brooke, Stopford W. W., (1859–23 April 1938)  

Born 1859; s of late Rev. Stopford A. Brooke; m 1893, Helen Ellis (d 1928), Boston, USA; one s one d; died 23 April 1938

Winchester; Oxford


Burghclere, Lady; Winifred Henrietta Christina, (2 July 1864–28 Sept. 1933)  

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, ...


Galloway, William Johnson, (1866–28 Jan. 1931)  

Born Sale, Cheshire, 1866; unmarried; died 28 Jan. 1931


Lehmann, Liza, (Elizabeth Nina Mary Frederika), (Mrs Herbert Bedford), (1862–19 Sept. 1918), soprano, retired on marriage, 1894; appointed Vocal Professor at the Guildhall School of Music, 1914; composer  

Born London, 1862; d of Rudolf Lehmann, artist, and Amelia Lehmann, composer of songs; g d of Robert Chambers, publisher; m 1894, Herbert Bedford, composer, artist and author; died 19 Sept. 1918...


Lindsay, (John) Maurice, (21 July 1918–30 April 2009), Consultant, The Scottish Civic Trust, 1983–2002, then Hon. Trustee (Director, 1967–83)  

CBE 1979; TD 1946

Born 21 July 1918; s of Matthew Lindsay and Eileen Frances Brock; m 1946, Aileen Joyce Gordon; one s two d (and one d decd); died...


Londonderry, Marchioness Dowager of (Edith Helen), (3 Dec. 1879–23 April 1959)  

DBE cr 1917; JP; LLD

Born 3 Dec. 1879; e d of 1st Viscount Chaplin and Lady Florence Sutherland Leveson Gower, d of 3rd Duke of Sutherland, KG; ...


Martin, (Roy) Peter, (5 Jan. 1931–23 March 2014), author and critic  

MBE 1970

Born 5 Jan. 1931; s of Walter Martin and Annie Mabel Martin; m 1st, 1951, Marjorie Peacock (marr. diss. 1960); 2nd, Joan Drumwright (marr. diss. 1977); two ...


Middleton, Michael Humfrey, (1 Dec. 1917–6 Aug. 2009), Director, Civic Trust, 1969–86  

CBE 1975

Born 1 Dec. 1917; s of Humfrey Middleton and Lilian Irene (née Tillard); m 1954, Julie Margaret Harrison (d 2003); one s two d; died...


Milosz, Czeslaw, (30 June 1911–14 Aug. 2004), poet, author; Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Berkeley, 1961–78, then Emeritus  

Born Lithuania, 30 June 1911; s of Aleksander and Weronika Milosz; naturalised US citizen, 1970; died 14 Aug. 2004

poet, author; Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Berkeley, ...


Neal, Arthur, (23 Sept. 1862–29 Jan. 1933)  

Born 23 Sept. 1862; s of John and Mary Neal; m 1st, 1888, Annie Elizabeth Scorah (d 1917); one s one d; 2nd, 1923, Annie Lilian Josephine, d...


Ramsden, George Taylor, (6 April 1879–9 Oct. 1936)  

Born 6 April 1879; e s of J. T. Ramsden of The Jumples, Halifax, and Middleton Tower, Norfolk; m 1915, Elizabeth Juel, e d of Nils Hansen; one ...


Rutland, (Marion Margaret) Violet, Duchess of, (died 27 Dec. 1937), artist  

Born d of Col Hon. C. H. Lindsay, CB (3rd s of 7th Earl of Balcarres and 24th of Crawford), and Emelia, d of Hon. Very Rev. Henry M. Browne, of Lord Kilmaine; ...


Shankar, Ravi, (7 April 1920–11 Dec. 2012), musician and composer; MP (Member of Rajya Sabha) India, since 1986  

Hon. KBE 2001; Presidential Padma Vibhushan Award, 1980; Bharat Ratna, 1999

Born 7 April 1920; m 1989, Sukanya Rajan; one d, and one d by Sue Jones (one s decd); ...


Hamilton, Lord Frederic (Spencer), (13 Oct. 1856–11 Aug. 1928)  

Born 13 Oct. 1856; 6th s of 1st Duke of Abercorn, KG; died 11 Aug. 1928


Temple, Hope, (Madame André Messager), (1859–10 May 1938), composer  

Born Ireland (of English parents), 1859; née Alice Maude; m André Messager (d 1929); died 10 May 1938



Woolfenden, Guy Anthony, (12 July 1937–15 April 2016), freelance composer and conductor  

OBE 2007

Born 12 July 1937; s of late Harold Woolfenden and Kathleen Woolfenden (née Groom); m 1962, Jane Aldrick; three s; died 15 April 2016

freelance composer and conductor...