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Russell, Lillian(Encyclopedia)Russell, Lillian, 1861–1922, American singer and actress, b. Clinton, Iowa. Her original name was Helen Louise Leonard. She first appeared in light opera in 1879. In the early 1880s her introduction...
Pastor, Tony(Encyclopedia)Pastor, Tony, c.1837–1908, American theater manager, b. New York City. Pastor appeared on the stage from childhood and became an experienced acrobat, dancer, and singer. He opened his first theater ...
Gilbreth, Frank Bunker(Encyclopedia)Gilbreth, Frank Bunker, 1868–1924, b. Fairfield, Me., and his wife, Lillian Moller Gilbreth, 1878–1972, b. Oakland, Calif., pioneering American industrial engineers. He was a largely self-taught e...
Henry Street Settlement(Encyclopedia)Henry Street Settlement: see Wald, Lillian D.
Nordica, Lillian(Encyclopedia)Nordica, Lillian nôr´dk [key], 1857–1914, American soprano, b. Farmington, Maine, as Lillian Norton. She studied in Milan, where she made her operatic debut in 1879. She sang in St. Petersburg...
Gish, Lillian(Encyclopedia)Gish, Lillian, 1896–1993, American stage and movie actress, b. Springfield, Ohio. In 1912 she began her film career with D. W. Griffith. A fragile, delicate beauty, Gish often played a heroine rescu...
Russell, John Russell, 1st Earl(Encyclopedia)Russell, John Russell, 1st Earl, 1792–1878, British statesman; younger son of the 6th duke of Bedford, known most of his life as Lord John Russell. He became a Whig member of Parliament in 1813 and ...
Bedford, Francis Russell, 2d earl of(Encyclopedia)Bedford, Francis Russell, 2d earl of: see Russell, family.
Bedford, Francis Russell, 5th duke of(Encyclopedia)Bedford, Francis Russell, 5th duke of: see Russell, family.
Bedford, Francis Russell, 4th earl of(Encyclopedia)Bedford, Francis Russell, 4th earl of: see Russell, family.
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