Jeanne Robinson
Jeanne Robinson (March 30, 1948 – May 30, 2010) was an American-born Canadian choreographer, dancer, teacher and co-writer of three award-winning science-fiction novels, The Stardance Saga.
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Doris Kearns Goodwin
Doris Kearns Goodwin (born Doris Helen Kearns, January 4, 1943) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American biographer, historian, and political commentator. She is the author of biographies of several U.S. ...
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Gabriel Moran
Gabriel Moran (11 August 1935 - ) is an American scholar and teacher in the fields of Christian theology and religious education. His writings made significant contributions to the development of Cath...
Esperanza Spalding
Esperanza Spalding (born October 18, 1984) is an American jazz bassist, cellist and singer, who draws upon many genres in her own compositions.She has won four Grammy Awards, including the Grammy Awar...
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Ticasuk Brown
Ticasuk Brown (1904–1982) was an Iñupiaq educator, poet and writer. She was the recipient of a Presidential Commission and was the first Native American to have a school named after her in Fairb...
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Harold Van Heuvelen
Harold Van Heuvelen (born March 30, 1919) is an American composer and musician known principally for his Symphony No. 1 (opus 7), which was composed during World War II and which premiered 67 years la...
Judy Woodruff
Judy Woodruff (born November 20, 1946) is an American television news anchor, journalist, and writer. Woodruff has worked at several television organizations, including CNN, NBC News, and PBS.She is a...
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George A. McElroy
George Albert McElroy (born 25 May 1922, Houston, Texas, died 7 October 2006) was a prominent pioneering African-American journalist. Among many "firsts" achieved by McElroy, he became the first Afric...
Luigi Giussani
Luigi Giovanni Giussani (October 15, 1922 – February 22, 2005) was an Italian Catholic priest, educator, public intellectual and founder of the international Catholic movement Communion and Liberation...
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Hermann Wiehle
Hermann Wiehle, full name Friedrich Martin Hermann Wiehle, (* November 18, 1884 in Ballenstedt, † July 7, 1966 in Dessau) was a German teacher and arachnologist .
After leaving school, Wiehle rece...
Phyllis Love
Phyllis Love (December 21, 1925 – October 30, 2011) was an American theater and television actress.
Following her graduation in 1948 from Pittsburgh's Carnegie Institute of Technology (which later...
Thomas Hayward (tenor)
Thomas T. Hayward Sr. (born Thomas Albert Tibbett, in Kansas City, Missouri, on December 1, 1917; died in Las Vegas, Nevada, on February 2, 1995) was an American operatic tenor. He was a cousin of op...
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Mutien-Marie Wiaux
Saint Mutien-Marie Wiaux, F.S.C., (also known as Mutien-Marie of Malonne) was a Belgian member of the Brothers of Christian Schools, who spent his life as a teacher and is honored as a saint by the Ca...
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Patricia Beatty
Patricia Beatty (born May 13, 1936) is a Canadian choreographer, dancer, director and teacher.Viewed as a seminal figure within modern-dance performance in Canada, she notably co-founded the Toronto D...
Maria Ouspenskaya
Maria Alekseyevna Ouspenskaya (Russian: Мария Алeкceeвнa Успенская; July 29, 1876 – December 3, 1949) was a Russian actress and acting teacher. She achieved success as a stage actress as a y...
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James Brontë Gatenby
James Brontë Gatenby MA, PhD, DPhil, DSc (10 October 1892 - 20 July 1960) was a zoologist notable for his work on the structure of cells and the Golgi bodies.
Gatenby was born in Wanganui, New Zea...
Gilberto Hernández Ortega
Gilberto Hernández Ortega (1924–1978) was an artist from the Dominican Republic. He is considered a leading painter of his generation.
He was born in Baní, Peravia Province, in 1923 but was ...
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Dafnis Prieto
Dafnis Prieto (born July 31, 1974) is a Cuban-American bandleader, composer, drummer and educator. He is a 2011 MacArthur Fellow.
He was born in Santa Clara, Villa Clara Province, Cuba.
Richard Isay
Richard A. Isay (December 13, 1934 – June 28, 2012) was an American psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, author and gay activist. He was a professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and a facult...
Spalding Gray
Spalding Rockwell Gray (June 5, 1941 – January 11, 2004) was an American actor and writer. He is known for the autobiographical monologues that he wrote and performed for the theater in the 1980s and ...
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James Purdy
James Otis Purdy (July 17, 1914 – March 13, 2009) was a controversial American novelist, short-story writer, poet, and playwright who, since his debut in 1956, published over a dozen n...
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Wilhelm Rein
Wilhelm Rein (10 August 1847, Eisenach - 19 February 1929, Jena) was a German educational theorist. He was a late representative of the Herbartian school.
After graduating from the Eisenach gymnas...
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Justin Bua
Justin Bua (born 1968) is an American artist from New York City's Upper West Side, raised alternately in Upper West Side, Manhattan and East Flatbush, Brooklyn. He lives in the Echo Park district of L...
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Paul Giudicelli
Paul Giudicelli (1921–1965) was an abstract painter from the Dominican Republic.
He was born at the Ingenio Porvenir, in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic to Corsican immigrants. Giudicelli...
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Celeste Woss y Gil
Celeste Woss y Gil (1890–1985) was a painter from the Dominican Republic, known primarily for her female portraits and nudes.
A native of Santo Domingo, she was the daughter of Alejandro Woss y Gi...
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Stacey Tookey
Stacey Tookey is an Emmy-nominated Canadian choreographer and dancer, known for her frequent appearances as a resident choreographer and guest judge on the Canadian and American versions of the dance-...