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Harris, Roy(Encyclopedia)Harris, Roy, 1898–1979, American composer, b. Lincoln co., Okla. Harris was a pupil of Arthur Farwell and Nadia Boulanger. He began to compose c.1925, ultimately producing more than 200 works. His e...
Boulanger, Nadia(Encyclopedia)Boulanger, Nadia nädyä´ booläNzh´ [key], 1887–1979, French conductor and musician, b. Paris. Boulanger was considered an outstanding teacher of composition. She studied at the Paris Conserv...
Fry, Christopher(Encyclopedia)Fry, Christopher, 1907–2005, English dramatist, b. Bristol as Christopher Fry Harris. Like his friend and mentor, T. S. Eliot, he was one of the few 20th-century dramatists to write successfully in ...
Rogers, Roy(Encyclopedia)Rogers, Roy, 1911–98, American Western film star, b. Cincinnati, Ohio, as Leonard Franklin Slye. The guitar-strumming Rogers succeeded Gene Autry as America's favorite singing cowboy in movies of th...
Jenkins of Hillhead, Roy Harris Jenkins, Baron(Encyclopedia)Jenkins of Hillhead, Roy Harris Jenkins, Baron, 1920–2003, British politician, b. Abersychan, Wales; grad. Oxford. He entered the House of Commons in 1948 as a Labour member and soon became one of t...
Harris(Encyclopedia)Harris, Scotland: see Lewis and Harris.
Roy, Rammohun(Encyclopedia)Roy, Rammohun räm-m´hn roi [key], 1772–1833, Indian religious and educational reformer. Sometimes called the father of modern India, Roy was born to a wealthy and devout Brahman family in Beng...
Lewis with Harris(Encyclopedia)Lewis with Harris: see Lewis and Harris.
Campbell, Robert(Encyclopedia)Campbell, Robert: see Rob Roy.
MacGregor, Robert(Encyclopedia)MacGregor, Robert: see Rob Roy.
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