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Les Allen

b. 29 August 1902, London, Britain, d. 25 June 1996, Toronto, Canada. Vocalist Les Allen was created in London but immigrated to Canada at age three along with his family members. There he received musical education in both saxophone and clarinet, and shown enough skill to win magic medals at …

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Renaud Séchan

b. 11 Might 1952, Paris, France. A politically motivated vocalist, Séchan was created into a middle income environment, but used a working course and left-wing position. He thought we would assault the establishment through his tunes and this resulted in the repertoire he pulls upon, which include tunes of protest …

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Cantabile

Originally formed in 1977 simply by students at Cambridge University, Cantabile performed at various functions mainly because some sort of latter-day barbershop quartet. Because they obtained in musical abilities, they gradually extended their repertoire. The 1st group comprised high tenor Nick Ibbotson, counter-tenor Stevie Dunstan, tenor Colin Stewart and baritone …

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Florenz Ziegfeld

b. 21 March 1867, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 22 July 1932, NY, USA. The main and influential maker in the annals from the Broadway musical. It is stated that Ziegfeld was involved with his 1st real-life, but unintentional, ‘magnificent’ at age four, when he and his family members were pressured …

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Jack Wilson

Pianist Jack port Wilson led the Versatile Five, perhaps one of the most popular ensembles to emerge through the range music circuit that flourished in pre-World Battle II Britain. Delivered Sept 28, 1907 in the mining community of Bedworth, Warwickshire, Wilson researched piano beneath the tutelage of his mom, and …

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Borrah Minevitch

b. 5 November 1902, Kiev, Russia, d. 26 June 1955, Paris, France. Minevitch visited America along with his family members around 1913. After learning piano and violin, he find the harmonica. His playing skill allowed him to try out in vaudeville theatres and on the concert system. In 1925 he …

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Florence Mills

b. 25 January 1895, Washington, DC, USA, d. 1 November 1927, NEW YORK, NY, USA. As a kid Mills performed in the homes from the capital’s wealthiest people. With sisters Olivia and Maude she shaped the Mills Sisters so when wedded to dancer Ulysses ‘Decrease Child’ Thompson (b. 1888, Prescott, …

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Bart Howard

Best-known for the perennial “Fly Me towards the Moon,” composer Bart Howard was created Howard Joseph Gustafson in Burlington, Iowa in 1916. After departing house at 16 to serve as the pianist within a dance music group that toured to get Siamese twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, in 1934 he …

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Jane Lynch

Jane Lynch is a multi-talented celebrity, comedian, and vocalist who initial caught the public’s interest with her focus on Christopher Guest’s improv mockumentary Ideal in Display, and on her behalf role while Sue Sylvester on the favorite musical comedy-drama tv series Glee. Created in Evergreen Recreation area, Illinois, Lynch spent …

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Simone

Singer/celebrity Simone, who have took her mother’s last name while her solitary stage name, was created Lisa Celeste Stroud, the girl of vocalist Nina Simone and her manager-husband Andrew Stroud, in Support Vernon, NY, on Sept 12, 1962. She was raised initially in Support Vernon, after that in NEW YORK …

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