|1.||Sir Andrew (Frank). born 1944, British conductor; chief conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra (1989--2000) and of the Chicago Lyric Opera from 2000|
|2.||Bette (ˈbɛtɪ), real name Ruth Elizabeth Davis. 1908--89, US film actress, whose films include Of Human Bondage (1934), Jezebel (1938) for which she won an Oscar, All About Eve (1950), Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), The Nanny (1965), and The Whales of August (1987)|
|3.||Sir Colin (Rex). born 1927, English conductor, noted for his interpretation of the music of Berlioz|
|4.||Jefferson. 1808--89, president of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War (1861--65)|
|5.||Joe. 1901--78, English billiards and snooker player: world champion from 1927 to 1946|
|6.||John. Also called: John Davys. ?1550--1605, English navigator: discovered the Falkland Islands (1592); searched for a Northwest Passage|
|7.||Miles (Dewey). 1926--91, US jazz trumpeter and composer|
|8.||Steve. born 1957, English snooker player: world champion 1981, 1983--84, 1987--89|
alexander jackson davis
American architect, designer, draftsman, and illustrator who was best known for his innovative, picturesque country houses. He helped establish the familiar type of American rural house in the "carpenter Gothic" style of the mid-19th century.
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