Johnson, Edward

Johnson, Edward,

1881–1959, Canadian tenor and operatic manager, b. Guelph, Ont. As Eduardo di Giovanni, he sang in Italian opera houses (1912–19). In 1920 he joined the Chicago Opera Company and in 1922, the Metropolitan. In 1935 he became general manager of the Metropolitan Opera, retiring in 1950. He was succeeded by Rudolf BingBing, Rudolf
, 1902–97, Austrian operatic manager. Naturalized a British subject in 1946, he was general manager of the Glyndebourne operatic festivals (1934–49) and artistic manager of the Edinburgh International Festival (1947–49).
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Johnson, Edward

(1598–1672) historian; probably born in Canterbury, England. He was trained as a joiner, then emigrated to Boston (1630). He traded with the Indians and settled in Charlestown, Mass. (1636). A founder of Woburn, Mass. (1640), he worked at a variety of civic positions. He is best known for his work extolling the attractions of the colonies in America, The Wonder-Working Providence of Sion's Savior in New England (1653), published in England in 1654 as A History of New England.
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Four represented David Pipe and three Charlie Mann, while Noel Meade, Nicky Henderson, Howard Johnson, Edward O'Grady, Gordon Elliott, Adrian Maguire, Charlie Swan, Nigel Twiston-Davies, Charlie Egerton, Dessie Hughes, Michael Cunningham and Oliver Sherwood also got in on the act.
Bronze winners: Joseph Botham, Zoe Bromage, Bethany Dean, Matthew Garbett, Louise Hanson, Joshua Johnson, Edward Kimberley, Stuart Missen, Paul Nutting, Kimberley Parker, Sameer Shaikh, David Sharpe, Drew Smillie-Blake, Ryan Suart, Adam Taylorson, Jamie Urquhart, Emily Vine, David Vorajee, Michael Wellington and Harry Williams.
Hard-working James Banks earned grafter award and Jack Johnson, Edward Kaye and William Clough made good metres, while Seb Hanson, Ryan Hellawell and Shane Boltwood made crucial tackles.
There is a considerable critical bibliography on this matter by scholars such as Frederick de Armas, George Mariscal, Georgina Dopico Black, Jacques Lezra, Mary Gossy, Anne Cruz, Carroll Johnson, Edward Friedman, Harry Velez Quinones, Jose Cartagena Calderon, Sherry Velasco, Peter Thompson, Sidney Donnell, Julio Gonzalez Ruiz, and John Beusterien, among others.
At a Westminster press conference, Mr Price said that so far just three Tory MPs -- Boris Johnson, Edward Garnier and Nigel Evans -- had said they would back the move along with the nine Scottish and Welsh nationalists.
Hutchings, Dorothy Jackson, Wim & Marijke Jalink, Doris Johnston, Wes & Sheila Johnson, Edward Kissinger, W.
Kansas State University Libraries), 31 August 1993 Johnson, Edward R.
As the second half started there were good ball handling skills from Shane Boltwood, Jack Johnson, Edward Kaye and notably James Banks (Man of the Match) and William Clough (Grafter) who both worked solidly for the full 40 minutes.
From front left, Robert Baxter-Kaneen, Kat Page and Jess Urwin; back from left, Iris Lee-Marshall, Adam Johnson, Edward Barber, Isobel Sticklee and Lawrie McLeod.