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1. Hank, real name Hiram Williams. 1923--53, US country singer and songwriter. His songs (all 1948--52) include "Jambalaya", "Your Cheatin' Heart", and "Why Don't you Love me (like you Used to Do?)"
2. John. born 1941, Australian classical guitarist, living in Britain
3. John (Towner). born 1932, US composer of film music; his scores include those for Jaws (1975), Star Wars (1977), E.T. (1982), Schindler's List (1993), and Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
4. Raymond (Henry). 1921--88, British literary critic and novelist, noted esp for such works as Culture and Society (1958) and The Long Revolution (1961), which offer a socialist analysis of the relationship between society and culture
5. Robbie, full name Robert Peter Williams. born 1974, British pop singer and songwriter. A member of Take That (1990--95), he later found success with "Angels" (1997) and the albums Life Thru a Lens (1997), Swing When You're Winning (2001), and Escapology (2002)
6. Robin (McLaurim). born 1951, US film actor and comedian; films include Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Dead Poets' Society (1989), Mrs Doubtfire (1993), and Insomnia (2002)
7. Rowan (Douglas). born 1950, Archbishop of Canterbury from 2002; formerly Archbishop of Wales (2000--02)
8. Tennessee, real name Thomas Lanier Williams. 1911--83, US dramatist. His plays include The Glass Menagerie (1944), A Streetcar Named Desire (1947), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1955), and Night of the Iguana (1961)
9. William Carlos . 1883--1963, US poet, who formulated the poetic concept "no ideas but in things". His works include Paterson (1946--58), which explores the daily life of a man living in a modern city, and the prose work In the American Grain (1925)
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