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John Lennon

Subject: Music

B. John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
1,628 words

...and Cleopatra. Some biographers specialize in particular fields: Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan bring expertise, a lively style, and a taste for primary research to their works on artists, while Elizabeth Partridge looks at musical subjects, such as Woody Guthrie and John Lennon , whose cultural significance extends far beyond their recordings. The old standby of collective biographies continues to offer opportunities for both inventive synthesis and staid cataloguery. Russell Freedman's Indian Chiefs ( 1987 ) remains one of the best examples of...

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