[vawn wil-yuh mz] /vɔn ˈwɪl yəmz/
Ralph, 1872–1958, English composer.
[wil-yuh mz] /ˈwɪl yəmz/
[eymz] /eɪmz/ (Show IPA), 1889–1953, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
Bert (Egbert Austin Williams) 1876?–1922, U.S. comedian and songwriter.
Charles Melvin (Cootie) 1910–85, U.S. jazz trumpeter and bandleader.
Daniel Hale, 1858–1931, U.S. surgeon and educator: performed first successful heart surgery 1893.
Elizabeth (“Betty”) born 1943, Northern Irish peace activist: Nobel prize 1976.
[em-lin] /ˈɛm lɪn/ (Show IPA), 1905–87, Welsh playwright and actor.
Eric Eustace, 1911–81, Trinidadian politician: first prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago 1962–81.
[men-uh n] /ˈmɛn ən/ (Show IPA), 1911–88, U.S. politician and diplomat.
Hank, 1923–53, U.S. country-and-western singer, musician, and composer.
John Towner, born 1932, U.S. composer and conductor.
Ralph Vaughan, .
Roger, 1603?–83, English clergyman in America: founder of Rhode Island colony 1636.
Serena, born 1981, U.S. tennis player (sister of Venus Williams).
Tennessee (Thomas Lanier Williams) 1911–83, U.S. dramatist.
Theodore Samuel (“Ted”) 1918–2002, U.S. baseball player.
Venus, born 1980, U.S. tennis player (sister of Serena Williams).
William, 1731–1811, U.S. merchant and revolutionary statesman.
[kahr-lohs] /ˈkɑr loʊs/ (Show IPA), 1883–1963, U.S. poet and novelist.
Ralph. 1872–1958, English composer, inspired by British folk songs and music of the Tudor period. He wrote operas, symphonies, hymns, and choral music
Hank, real name Hiram Williams. 1923–53, US country singer and songwriter. His songs (all 1948–52) include “Jambalaya”, “Your Cheatin’ Heart”, and “Why Don’t you Love me (like you Used to Do?)”
John. born 1941, Australian classical guitarist, living in Britain
John (Towner). born 1932, US composer of film music; his scores include those for Jaws (1975), Star Wars (1977), E.T. (1982), Schindler’s List (1993), Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001), and Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
Ralph Vaughan. See (Ralph) Vaughan Williams
Raymond (Henry). 1921–88, British literary critic and novelist, noted esp for such works as Culture and Society (1958) and The Long Revolution (1961), which offer a socialist analysis of the relationship between society and culture
Robbie, full name Robert Peter Williams. born 1974, British pop singer and songwriter. A member of Take That (1990–95; and from 2010), he found solo success with “Angels” (1997) and the albums Life Thru a Lens (1997), Swing When You’re Winning (2001), and Escapology (2002)
Robin (McLaurim). born 1951, US film actor and comedian; films include Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Dead Poets’ Society (1989), Mrs Doubtfire (1993), and Insomnia (2002)
Rowan (Douglas). Baron. born 1950, Archbishop of Canterbury (2002–2012); Archbishop of Wales (2000–02)
Serena. born 1981, US tennis player, sister of Venus Williams: since 1999 she has won sixteen Grand Slam singles titles, including the Australian Open five times, Wimbledon five times, and the US Open four times
Tennessee, real name Thomas Lanier Williams. 1911–83, US dramatist. His plays include The Glass Menagerie (1944), A Streetcar Named Desire (1947), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1955), and Night of the Iguana (1961)
Venus. born 1980, US tennis player: winner of seven Grand Slam singles titles, including Wimbledon five times (2000–01, 2005, 2007–08); with her sister Serena she has won thirteen Grand Slam doubles titles
William Carlos (ˈkɑːləs). 1883–1963, US poet, who formulated the poetic concept “no ideas but in things”. His works include Paterson (1946–58), which explores the daily life of a man living in a modern city, and the prose work In the American Grain (1925)
- Ralph waldo emerson
[em-er-suh n] /ˈɛm ər sən/ noun 1. Ralph Waldo [wawl-doh,, wol-] /ˈwɔl doʊ,, ˈwɒl-/ (Show IPA), 1803–82, U.S. essayist and poet. /ˈɛməsən/ noun 1. Ralph Waldo. (rælf ˈwɔːldəʊ). 1803–82, US poet, essayist, and transcendentalist
[ram] /ræm/ noun 1. a male sheep. 2. (initial capital letter) Astronomy, Astrology. the constellation or sign of Aries. 3. any of various devices for battering, crushing, driving, or forcing something, especially a . 4. (formerly) a heavy beak or spur projecting from the bow of a warship for penetrating the hull of an enemy’s […]
1. Royal Academy of Music. abbreviation 1. relative atomic mass
[rah-muh] /ˈrɑ mə/ noun 1. (in the Ramayana) any of the three avatars of Vishnu: Balarama, Parashurama, or Ramachandra. 1. variant of , occurring as the final element in compounds when the first element is disyllabic and does not end in -r, used so that the entire word maintains the same number of syllables as […]