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Peggy Wood

b. Margaret Solid wood, 9 Feb 1892, Brooklyn, NEW YORK, NY, USA, d. 18 March 1978, Stamford, Connecticut, USA. After learning performing with operatic soprano Emma Calvé, Solid wood began singing within the chorus of musical comedies, before steadily accumulating to small functions. Her Broadway debut is at Victor Herbert’s …

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Johnny Sayles

b. 9 Feb 1937, Winnsboro, Tx, USA, d. 17 August 1993, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Sayles was probably among the finest ‘tough-soul’ performers of the initial (early 60s) spirit era, and many of his recordings for George Leaner’s Chicago-based Mar-V-Lus label are as powerful and informing as anything documented undoubtedly better-known …

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Johnny Heartsman

Shaven-headed Johnny Heartsman do so many musical factors so very well that he’s difficult to pigeonhole. His low-moaning business lead guitar work significantly distinguished an array of Bay Region blues recordings through the ’50s and ’60s, but still performed his axe with delicious dexterity and dynamics in to the ’90s. …

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David Wayne

b. Wayne Wayne McMeekan, 30 January 1914, Traverse Town, Michigan, USA, d. 9 Feb 1995, Santa Monica, California, USA. After completing his education at Traditional western Michigan University, Wayne worked like a statistician but joined up with a repertory troupe in 1936. In NY from the past due 30s, he …

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Joe Pesci

A consummate personality actor, Joe Pesci rose to success on the effectiveness of some Martin Scorsese movies which took complete benefit of his present for outlandishly menacing helping performances. Born Feb 9, 1943 in Newark, NJ, Pesci was a kid actor who started his radio profession at age four. Broadway …

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Gabby Hayes

b. George Francis Hayes, 7 Might 1885, Wellsville, NY, USA, d. 9 Feb 1969, Burbank, California, USA. After employed in circus and vaudeville, Hayes attempted his submit silent movies from 1923. Prior to the end from the decade he previously selected to retire but monetary problems due to the Wall …

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George Guest

George Guest is normally regarded among the best possible Uk choral conductors of his period. Some musicologists possess attributed the stamina, if not the survival, from the British cathedral choir to him. He produced a lot more than 60 recordings with St. John’s Choir (Cambridge), covering a wide selection of …

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Ernest Tubb

The incomparable Ernest Tubb (“E.T.” to all or any who understood him) became a story just as much for what he was individually for the half-century profession that extended from his 1st radio day in 1932 to his loss of life in 1984. Though additional performers with better voices and …

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Walter Page

Among the finest bassists from the golf swing era, Walter Web page rarely soloed but his four-to-the-bar jogging behind soloists place the typical for bassists within the 1930s prior to the rise of Jimmy Blanton. A longtime citizen of Kansas Town, Web page was with Bennie Moten in the first …

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Carmen Miranda

The very first Brazilian performer to realize international stardom, singer and actress Carmen Miranda was created Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha on February 9, 1909 in Marco de Canavezes, Portugal, but she grew up in Rio de Janeiro from infancy onward. After giving up school, she started working at …

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