Burton, born 1931, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1976. Conrad, 1890–1968, U.S. novelist. Franz Xaver [ksah-vuh r] /ˈksɑ vər/ (Show IPA), 1709–89, German composer, born in Moravia. Jean Paul Friedrich [zhahn poul free-drikh] /ʒɑ̃ paʊl ˈfri drɪx/ (Show IPA), (“Jean Paul”) 1763–1825, German author. Sviatoslav (Teofilovich) [svee-at-uh-slahf tey-uh-fee-luh-vich;; Russian svyi-tuh-slahf tyi-uh-fyee-luh-vyich] /sviˈæt əˌslɑf ˌteɪ əˈfi lə […]
James Charles (“Jimmie”) 1897–1933, U.S. country-and-western singer, guitarist, and composer. Richard, 1902–79, U.S. composer of popular music. William Henry (“Bill”) born 1947, U.S. distance runner. a male given name, form of Roger. Contemporary Examples Not only is Rodgers the greatest ever, he may just be getting started. Aaron Rodgers: the NFL’s Best Quarterback of All […]
- Billy rose
Billy, 1899–1966, U.S. theatrical producer. Peter Edward (“Pete”; “Charlie Hustle”) born 1941, U.S. baseball player. Mount, a mountain in W Nevada, the highest in the Carson Range. 10,778 feet (3285 meters). a female given name. Historical Examples So billy rose and walked slowly and a little sadly up the narrow path. Green Valley Katharine Reynolds […]
Beardsley [beerdz-lee] /ˈbɪərdz li/ (Show IPA), 1894–1960, U.S. economist and businessman.