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Sontag, Susan(Encyclopedia)Sontag, Susan sn´täg [key], 1933–2004, American writer and critic, b. New York City. She grew up in Arizona and California, studied philosophy at the Univ. of Chicago, Harvard, and Oxford, absor...
Sontag, Henriette(Encyclopedia)Sontag, Henriette hnrt´ zôn´täk [key], later Contessa Rossikônts´sä rôs´s [key], 1806–54, German operatic soprano, studied at the Prague Conservatory. In Vienna in 1823 she crea...
Graham, Susan(Encyclopedia)Graham, Susan, 1960–, American mezzo-soprano, b. Roswell, N. Mex. Known for her vibrant, expressive voice and her superb acting ability, she won the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in ...
Glaspell, Susan(Encyclopedia)Glaspell, Susan gls´pl [key], 1876–1948, American author, b. Davenport, Iowa, grad. Drake Univ. She married the playwright George Cram Cook (1913) and with him organized (1915) the Provincetown...
black-eyed Susan(Encyclopedia)black-eyed Susan or yellow daisy, North American daisylike wildflower (Rudbeckia hirta) of the family Asteraceae (aster family) with yellow rays and a dark brown center. It is a weedy biennial or annu...
Blow, Susan Elizabeth(Encyclopedia)Blow, Susan Elizabeth, 1843–1916, American educator, b. St. Louis. After study in New York City under a disciple of Froebel, she opened in Carondelet (now in St. Louis) the first successful public k...
Isaacs, Susan Sutherland(Encyclopedia)Isaacs, Susan Sutherland, 1885–1948, British educator. After studying at the universities of Manchester and Cambridge, she became a lecturer in early childhood education. A disciple of Sigmund Freud...
Anthony, Susan Brownell(Encyclopedia)Anthony, Susan Brownell, 1820–1906, American reformer and leader of the woman-suffrage movement, b. Adams, Mass.; daughter of Daniel Anthony, Quaker abolitionist. From the age of 17, when she was a ...
Warner, Susan Bogert(Encyclopedia)Warner, Susan Bogert, pseud. Elizabeth Wetherall, 1819–85, American novelist, b. New York City. Of her many books the best known was The Wide, Wide World (1850), a pious, tearful tale of an orphan. ...
Harper, Ida Husted(Encyclopedia)Harper, Ida Husted, 1851–1931, American woman suffragist. Allied with the woman-suffrage movement from 1898, she became the official reporter and historian of the National American Woman Suffrage As...
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