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Bennett, Arnold(Encyclopedia)Bennett, Arnold (Enoch Arnold Bennett), 1867–1931, English novelist and dramatist. One of the great 20th-century English novelists, Bennett is famous for his realistic novels about the Five Towns, a...
Bennett, Alan(Encyclopedia)Bennett, Alan, 1934–, British playwright and actor, b. Leeds, England, grad. Exeter College, Oxford (1957). Bennett became a fixture of the British cultural scene as part of the satirical revue Beyo...
Bennett, Michael(Encyclopedia)Bennett, Michael, 1943–87, American dancer and choreographer, b. Buffalo, N.Y. He appeared in West Side Story and Subways Are for Sleeping. During the 1970s, he was one of the most successful direct...
Rothstein, Arnold(Encyclopedia)Rothstein, Arnold rôth´stn [key], 1883–1928, American gambler, b. New York City. Supposedly beginning his career at the age of 12, Rothstein became a professional gambler and operated gaming hou...
Wesker, Arnold(Encyclopedia)Wesker, Arnold, 1932–, English playwright, b. London. At various times he has been a carpenter's mate, a seed sorter, and a pastry cook. His plays Chicken Soup with Barley (1958), Roots (1958), and ...
Böcklin, Arnold(Encyclopedia)Böcklin or Boecklin, Arnold both: är´nôlt bök´ln [key], 1827–1901, Swiss painter. Most of his life was spent in Italy. With Feuerbach he led the group of painters known as German Romans, who...
Boecklin, Arnold(Encyclopedia)Boecklin, Arnold: see Böcklin, Arnold.
Schoenberg, Arnold(Encyclopedia)Schoenberg, Arnold är´nôlt shön´brkh [key], 1874–1951, Austrian composer, b. Vienna. Before he became a U.S. citizen in 1941 he spelled his name Schönberg. He revolutionized modern music by ...
Daly, Arnold(Encyclopedia)Daly, Arnold d´l [key], 1875–1927, American actor, b. Brooklyn, N.Y. He first appeared on the stage in 1892. Inspired by Richard Mansfield's production of The Devil's Disciple (1897–98), Daly...
Arnold, Benedict(Encyclopedia)Arnold, Benedict, 1741–1801, American Revolutionary general and traitor, b. Norwich, Conn. As a youth he served for a time in the colonial militia in the French and Indian Wars. He later became a pr...
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