Woody Guthrie
the great Woody Guthrie.
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Oct 12, 2007 ... woody guthrie /this land is your land July 14, 1912: Woody Guthrie was born. 1933: Woody Guthrie releases 'The Science of Sound.
James Pilling
James Constantine Pilling (born 16 November 1846 in Washington, D.C.; died 26 July 1895) was a Congressional stenographer-transcriptionist and a pioneering ethnologist chiefly known for compiling a se...
Jimmy McGriff
James Harrell McGriff (April 3, 1936 – May 24, 2008) was an American hard bop and soul-jazz organist and organ trio bandleader who developed a distinctive style of playing the Hammond B-3 organ.
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Maxi Herber
Maxi Herber (October 8, 1920 – October 20, 2006) was a German figure skater who competed in pair skating and single skating. She became (and as of 2014, still remains due to new age rules) the younges...
Woody Guthrie Foundation
The Woody Guthrie Foundation, founded in 1972, is a non-profit organization that serves as administrator and caretaker of the Woody Guthrie Archives. Dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of...
Charles Mingus
Charles Mingus Jr. (April 22, 1922 – January 5, 1979) was a highly influential American jazz double bassist, composer and bandleader. Mingus's compositions retained the hot and soulful feel of hard bo...
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Gijs van Aardenne
Gijsbert (“Gijs”) Michiel Vredenrijk van Aardenne (18 March 1930, in Rotterdam – 10 August 1995, in Dordrecht) was a Dutch politician.Van Aardenne was the son of a surgeon and studied mathematics and ...
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Warren A. Morton
Warren Allen Morton (March 22, 1924 – February 18, 2002) was a Casper oilman and engineer who served as Speaker of the Wyoming House of Representatives from 1979 to 1980, prior to mounting a Rep...
Eddie Bond
Eddie Bond (July 1, 1933 – March 20, 2013) was an American rockabilly singer and guitarist.In the mid-1950s, Bond recorded for Mercury Records and toured with Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Le...
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George Balanchine
George Balanchine (born Giorgi Melitonovitch Balanchivadze, Georgian: გიორგი ბალანჩივაძე, Russian: Гео́ргий Баланчива́дзе) (January 22 [O.S. January 9] 1904 – ...
Pope John Paul II
Pope John Paul II (Latin: Ioannes Paulus II), born Karol Józef Wojtyła ([ˈkarɔl ˈjuzɛf vɔjˈtɨwa]; 18 May 1920 ‒ 2 April 2005) was a Roman Catholic priest, bishop, and Cardinal who eventually rose ...
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Roger C. Kormendi
Roger C. Kormendi (July 24, 1949 – February 25, 2009) was an American economist who conducted important research studies in several areas of macroeconomics and finance. A long-time senior member of th...
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Willem de Kooning
Willem de Kooning (/də ˈkuːnɪŋ/; [ˈkoʊnɪŋ]; April 24, 1904 – March 19, 1997) was a Dutch American abstract expressionist artist who was born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.In the post-World War II era...
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Michael Homer
Michael J. Homer (February 24, 1958 – February 1, 2009) was an American electronics and computer industry executive who played major roles in the development of the personal computer, mobile dev...
Almanac Singers
The Almanac Singers was an American New York City-based folk music group, active between 1940 and 1943, founded by Millard Lampell, Lee Hays, Pete Seeger, and Woody Guthrie. As their name indicated, t...
Robert P. Hanrahan
Robert Paul Hanrahan (February 25, 1934 – January 7, 2011) is a former U.S. Representative from Illinois.Born in Chicago Heights, Illinois, Hanrahan was educated in the public schools. He attended Tho...
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Joan Weston
Joan Weston or Joanie Weston (January 20, 1935 – May 10, 1997), known as the "Blonde Bomber", "Blonde Amazon", "Golden Girl", and "Roller Derby Queen", was a U.S. athlete and was the most famous perso...
Frank Barsalona
Frank Barsalona (March 31, 1938–November 22, 2012) was a legendary talent agent who revolutionized the rock concert business and the very notion of a rock concert itself.
Barsalona started o...
Robert Pritzker
Robert Alan Pritzker (June 30, 1926 – October 27, 2011) was a member of the wealthy Pritzker family.
Pritzker was born to a Jewish family in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Fanny (née Doppelt) and ...
James D. Griffin
James Donald "Jimmy" Griffin (June 29, 1929 – May 25, 2008) was an American politician who served in the New York State Senate (56th District, 1967–77) and then for 16 years as the Mayor of Buffalo, ...
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