Powell, John

Powell, John,

1882–1963, American pianist and composer, b. Richmond, Va., grad. Univ. of Virginian, 1901. In Vienna he studied piano and composition and in 1908 made his debut as a pianist in Berlin. His compositions employ much material from folk song. His outstanding works are Rhapsodie nègre (1919); the Virginia country dances Natchez on the Hill (1932); a folk carol, The Babe of Bethlehem (1934); his Symphony in A (1937); a symphony on Virginian folk themes (1945); and concertos, songs, and chamber music.
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Graham Moucher, Thomas Page, Richard Powell, John Seaford, Michael Daniels, Peter Greenwood, Paul Jennings and Paul Stephen went on trial accused of framing a group of Cardiff men over the 1988 murder of Cardiff prostitute Lynette White.
Graham Mouncher, Thomas Page, Richard Powell, John Seaford, Michael Daniels, Peter Greenwood, Paul Jennings and Paul Stephen went on trial accused of framing a group of Cardiff men over the 1988 murder of Cardiff prostitute Lynette White.
17 ( ANI ): Jeremy Renner has been chosen to narrate History's series of the World Wars at a three-night, six-hour event that will feature interviews with Colin Powell, John Major, John McCain and more.
The authors blame Lewis Powell, John Roberts, and the Robber Baron Court.
Ohio State researchers involved in this study are Zhen Guan, Brenda Reader, Todd Shawler, Shweta Mandrekar-Colucci, Kun Huang, Zachary Weil, Anna Bratasz, Jonathan Wells, Nicole Powell, John Sheridan and Caroline Whitacre.
Chester District FA Challenge Cup Round two action saw Deva Athletic beat Boughton 7-2 with Liam Bradford scoring two and singles from Dec Jarred, Gary Powell, John Jones, Dave Fadl and Peter Brown.
An amusing Two Ronnies G&S Parody was presented by Ian Askew and Adrian Davies-Ratcliffe, and there were impressive solo contributions from Ben Powell, John Ramsay, Mac Hammond, Ann Simpson, Karen Lyon, Mel Boland, Emma Jones, Bryan Till, Steve Parish, Ethan Cruxton, Brian Hirst and Michael Taylor.
Pee-wee Herman Paul Reubens Mailman Mike John Moody Sergio Jesse Garcia Cowboy Curtis Phil LaMarr Miss Yvonne Lynne Marie Stewart With: Drew Powell, John Paragon, Lance Roberts, Josh Meyers.
Five previous winners - Tony Powell, John Aspinall, Brian Starkey, Paul Marshall and David Jenkinson - were in the field but not one of them reached the last four.
Marcus Hammond, Michael Natynczyk, Donald Campbell, Christopher Powell, John Warmsley and Ray Moore, working as a team, entered the dangerous and unstable debris of the collapsed bridge, crawling on hands and knees to look for and rescue trapped persons.
Survivors include eight sons, Jerry Powell, Larry Powell, Danny Powell, John Powell, Jim Powell, Ron Powell, Tom Powell and Charlie Powell, all of Oakridge; two half-sisters, Marilyn and Carolyn, both of Indiana; 17 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.