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Sarah Vaughan

Sarah Vaughan one of jazz's most influential female singersBorn: 3/27/1924Birthplace: Newark, N.J. Best known for her operatic range, Vaughan was a pioneer in the use of bebop phrasing in popu…

Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan learned to play the guitar as a kid, influenced by his older brother, guitarist Jimmie Vaughan. By 1972 Stevie had dropped out of school and was playing blues guitar in bands in Au…

Julian Vaughan GARY

GARY, Julian Vaughan, a Representative from Virginia; born in Richmond, Va., February 25, 1892; attended the public schools; University of Richmond, B.A., 1912 and from its law department, B.L.…

Horace Worth VAUGHAN

VAUGHAN, Horace Worth, a Representative from Texas; born near Jefferson, Marion County, Tex., December 2, 1867; attended the common schools of Linden, Cass County, Tex.; studied law; was admitt…

William Wirt VAUGHAN

VAUGHAN, William Wirt, a Representative from Tennessee; born in LaGuardo (now Martha), Wilson County, Tenn., July 2, 1831; attended the common schools and was graduated from Cumberland Universi…

Henry V

Henry V was the great warrior king of medieval England whose brief reign included his conquest of most of Normandy (northern France). Henry was a skilled military strategist who died before realizing …

Henry I

The King of England from 1100 until his death in 1135, Henry I also ruled Normandy after he usurped his brother's power and threw him in prison. Henry was the youngest son of William the Conqueror, an…

Henry

(Poor), a touching tale in poetry by Hartmann von der Aur [Our ], one of the minnesingers (12th century). Henry, prince of Hoheneck, in Bavaria, being struck with leprosy, was told that he …

Henry VIII

Henry VIII ruled England from 1509-1547 and remains one of that country's most famous and controversial kings, the second monarch of the House of Tudor. Henry's hearty appetites and fickle passions a…

Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry was the American orator who urged colonists to take up arms against the British, proclaiming, "I know not what course others may take; but as for me... give me liberty or give me death!"…