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(1812—1870) novelist

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The Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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2009
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Music
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108 words
Charles Dickens was the adopted name of fashion photographer David Anthony who enjoyed a brief career as a UK pop singer. He scored a minor hit in July 1965 with ‘That’s The Way Love Goes’ ... More
Hermione Baddeley

Hermione Baddeley  

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(b. Broseley, Shropshire, 13 Nov. 1906; d. Los Angeles, 19 Aug. 1986)Actress. Made her first stage appearance in 1918 and achieved success in The Likes of Her (1923). Although ...
Lionel Bart

Lionel Bart  

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(1930–1999),English lyricist and composer who helped to revive English musical comedy after a long period of American domination. His first work, Fings Ain't Wot They Used T' Be (1959) ...
Old Bailey

Old Bailey  

The Central Criminal Court, London. It takes its popular name from the road on which it stands, the Old Bailey, which follows an old fortified wall or ‘bailey’. The Court ...
Sir Arthur Sullivan

Sir Arthur Sullivan  

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(1842–1900),English composer. His Thespis (1871), the libretto of which was by W. S. Gilbert, was the beginning of a collaboration which produced the famous Gilbert and Sullivan Operas. His other ...
virtue

virtue  

A quality considered morally good or desirable in a person; the important virtues are traditionally the four cardinal virtues (see cardinal 2), justice, prudence, temperance, and fortitude, valued by ...

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