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Beverly Peer Biography

Beverly Peerjazz bass playerBorn: 1912Birthplace: New York City Peer began plucking the strings for the Chick Webb Orchestra in 1937. He backed up stars such as Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Lena Ho…

Beverly Peer Biography

Beverly Peer bass player accompanied singer and pianist Bobby Short for years; also performed with Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald and Lena Horne Born: 1912Died: 1997Brian Pearson1997 DeathsGe…

Brewer's: Prince's Peers

A term of contempt applied to peers of low birth. The son of Charles VII. of France (afterwards Louis XI.), in order to weaken the influence of the aristocracy, created a host of riff-raff …

Brewer's: Peers of the Realm

The five orders of duke, marquis, earl, viscount, and baron. The word peer is the Latin pares (equals), and in feudal times all great vassals were held equal in rank. The following is well …

Henrik Ibsen

Norwegian Henrik Ibsen is among the most famous modern playwrights, the author of such dramas as Peer Gynt (1867), A Doll's House (1879) and When We Dead Awaken (1899). His first play was published an…

1959–1960 Obie Awards

Best New PlayJack Gelber, The ConnectionBest All-Around ProductionThe ConnectionBest Foreign PlayJean Genet, The BalconyDistinguished PlaysEdward Albee, The Zoo StorySamuel Beckett, Krapp's La…

1981–1982 Obie Awards

Best New American PlaysMetamorphosis in MiniatureMr. Dead and Mrs. FreeBest Theater PieceTadeusz Kantor, Wielopole, WielopolePlaywritingRobert Auletta, Stops and VirginsCaryl Churchill, Cloud …

Words of Three Letters

Try the Find a Word: Crossword Search Adherent, ISTAgain, BISAge, ERAAntelope: African, GNU, KOBApricot: Japanese, UMEArticle (German), DAS, DEM, DEN, DER, DES, DIE, EIN (French), LES, UNE (S…

George O. Petrie Biography

George O. Petrie radio, theater, film and television actor Broadway credits include Winged Victory; films include Hud and GypsyBorn: 1912?Died: 1997Beverly Peer 1997 DeathsAnn Petry

Brian Pearson Biography

Brian PearsonAge: 27 a walk-on who earned four basketball letters at Iowa State; he set a school record with five three-point field goals in a game, a feat he accomplished four times; in 1995…