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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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As the world continues to take notice of a little restoration shop in Southern California that has provided a re-birth of sorts to old and tired Porsche 964s, many have come to believe the ability to enter the inner circle of Singer Vehicle Design was well beyond reach.
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He was a member of a famous singing group with two other artists' singer Masood Rana and actor Nadeem.
The singer revealed that her dream is to sing a duet with Egyptian singer Tamer Husni.
In this slim volume, Florence Noiville offers a succinct, objective biography of Singer (1904-1991) that is written with such flair and verve.
Connie, below, from Pembrokeshire, was the winner of the Welsh Musical Theatre Young Singer of the Year in 2006, before hitting the big time on the TV show How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?
Like Pollan, Singer and Mason believe industrial eaters are intentionally kept in the dark about how their eating affects others (humans and animals), and they address this blindness by tracing various meals (three, in this case) back to their roots.
It's the spiritual aspect of Cohen's huge body of work that Perla Batalla, a former backup singer for the bard, aims to illuminate at Saturday's tribute concert to Cohen at UCLA's Royce Hall.
The size and shape of a performance space affects how a singer sounds.
Singer said "Conventional wisdom says that out-of-sight land and construction prices dictate only expensive condominiums can be built in lower Manhattan.
Princeton University professor Singer is an Australian philosopher and teacher and founder of the Center for Human Bioethics at Monash University in Melbourne.