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Singer

1. Isaac Bashevis. 1904--91, US writer of Yiddish novels and short stories; born in Poland. His works include Satan in Goray (1935), The Family Moscat (1950), the autobiographical In my Father's Court (1966), and The King of the Fields (1989): Nobel prize for literature 1978
2. Isaac Merrit. 1811--75, US inventor, who originated and developed an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1852)

Singer

Lorelei
siren whose singing lured ships to their destruction. [Ger. Lit.: Benét, 599]
sirens
their singing so sweet, it lured sailors to their death. [Gk. Myth.: Hamilton, 48]
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The ending--a rendition of the song "Que Sera, Sera"--seems right in its intent ("Whatever will be, will be") but wrong in its tone: a musical rendering by a lighthearted pop singer concludes a dance that has been beautifully and darkly focused in its examination of the passions, the needs, and the eccentricities of humanity.
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BORN JAMES Stewart, film actor, US film actor, 1908 JOE Cocker, UK rock singer, 1944 CHER, American pop singer, 1946, above DIED CHRISTOPHER Columbus, explorer, 1506 ROBIN Gibb, UK pop singer, 2012, above PHIL Sharpe, English cricketer, 2014
News that Cyrus home has been, indeed, burgled the second time while the 21-year-old pop singer is overseas touring as part of her fourth concert tour, called the "Bangerz" tour.
Summary: Pop singer Shakira has blamed her BlackBerry for a sea lion attack she escaped unharmed from.
Love is stronger than hate," the Daily Express quoted pop singer Natasha Bedingfield, who hails from Lewisham, one of the area hit by riots on Monday, as saying on her Twitter profile.
Summary: CAIRO : An Egyptian real estate tycoon convicted of hiring a hit man to kill a Lebanese pop singer has appealed the verdict.