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Price, Leontyne(Encyclopedia)Price, Leontyne l´ntn [key], 1927–, American soprano, b. Laurel, Miss., as Mary Violet Leontine Price. She studied voice at Juilliard with Florence Page Kimball. Subsequently she appeared as ...
price(Encyclopedia)price, amount of money for which a unit of goods or services is exchanged. Price is equivalent to market value and may or may not measure the intrinsic value of the goods or services to the buyer or s...
Price, Kenneth(Encyclopedia)Price, Kenneth, 1935–2012, American ceramic artist, b. Los Angeles, grad. Univ. of Southern California (B.F.A., 1956), New York State College of Ceramics (M.F.A., 1959). Obliterating the distinction...
Price, Reynolds(Encyclopedia)Price, Reynolds (Edward Reynolds Price), 1933–2011, American writer, b. Macon, N.C., grad. Duke Univ. (A.B., 1955), Oxford (B.Litt., 1958). He began teaching at Duke in 1958 and remained there for m...
Price, Richard(Encyclopedia)Price, Richard, 1723–91, English nonconformist minister and philosopher. His philosophical importance rests on his ethical discussion, Review of the Principal Questions and Difficulties in Morals (1...
Price, Sterling(Encyclopedia)Price, Sterling, 1809–67, Confederate general in the American Civil War, b. Prince Edward co., Va. After moving to Missouri, he practiced law and entered politics. He served in Congress (1844–46),...
bride price(Encyclopedia)bride price: see marriage.
San Francisco Opera(Encyclopedia)San Francisco Opera, opera company, founded 1923 by Italian-American conductor Gaetano Merola, who oversaw its early years as a touring company. In 1932 it established a permanent home at the War Memo...
Consumer Price Index(Encyclopedia)Consumer Price Index: see cost of living.
Price, George Cadle(Encyclopedia)Price, George Cadle, 1919–2011, Belizean political leader, b. Belize City. He studied for the priesthood in the United States and Guatemala before returning home (1944) to British Honduras and enter...
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