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Joel Chandler 1848-1908; U.S. writer: author of the Uncle Remus stories
Roy (Ellsworth) 1898-1979; U.S. composer
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, Benjamin fl. 1673-1713.
English publisher and journalist in Massachusetts. His Publick Occurrences was the first newspaper printed in America (1690).
, Joel Chandler 1848-1908.
American writer and journalist who wrote Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings (1880) and its many sequels.
, Julie Born 1925.
American actress noted for her performances in a number of plays and films, including The Member of the Wedding (play, 1950; film, 1952).
, Roy Ellsworth 1898-1979.
American composer known especially for his folk-inspired symphonies.
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, Zellig Sabbatai 1909-1992.
Ukrainian-born American linguist who revolutionized linguistic study by developing mathematical linguistics and by pioneering an effort to understand speech and writing in social context.