a. davies

Davies

[dey-veez]
noun
1.
Arthur Bowen [boh-uhn] , 1862–1928, U.S. painter.
2.
Joseph Edward, 1876–1958, U.S. lawyer and diplomat.
3.
Peter Maxwell, born 1934, English composer.
4.
(William) Robertson, 1913–1995, Canadian novelist, playwright, and essayist.
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Davies (ˈdeɪvɪs)
 
n
1.  Sir John. 1569--1626, English poet, author of Orchestra or a Poem of Dancing (1596) and the philosophical poem Nosce Teipsum (1599)
2.  Sir Peter Maxwell. born 1934, British composer whose works include the operas Taverner (1967), The Martyrdom of St Magnus (1977), and Resurrection (1988), six symphonies, and the ten Strathclyde Concertos; appointed Master of the Queen's Music in 2004
3.  (William) Robertson. 1913--95, Canadian novelist and dramatist. His novels include Leaven of Malice (1954), Fifth Business (1970), The Rebel Angels (1981), What's Bred in the Bone (1985), and The Cunning Man (1994)
4.  W(illiam) H(enry). 1871--1940, Welsh poet, noted also for his Autobiography of a Super-tramp (1908)

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