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1. Ernest Thomas Sinton. 1903--95, Irish physicist. He succeeded in producing the first artificial transmutation of an atomic nucleus (1932) with Sir John Cockcroft, with whom he shared the Nobel prize for physics 1951
2. Izaak . 1593--1683, English writer, best known for The Compleat Angler (1653; enlarged 1676)
3. Sir William (Turner). 1902--83, English composer. His works include Façade (1923), a setting of satirical verses by Edith Sitwell, the Viola Concerto (1929), and the oratorio Belshazzar's Feast (1931)