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Johnson, Edward,

1881–1959, Canadian tenor and operatic manager, b. Guelph, Ont. As Eduardo di Giovanni, he sang in Italian opera houses (1912–19). In 1920 he joined the Chicago Opera Company and in 1922, the Metropolitan. In 1935 he became general manager of the Metropolitan Opera, retiring in 1950. He was succeeded by Rudolf BingBing, Rudolf
, 1902–97, Austrian operatic manager. Naturalized a British subject in 1946, he was general manager of the Glyndebourne operatic festivals (1934–49) and artistic manager of the Edinburgh International Festival (1947–49).
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Johnson, Edward

(1598–1672) historian; probably born in Canterbury, England. He was trained as a joiner, then emigrated to Boston (1630). He traded with the Indians and settled in Charlestown, Mass. (1636). A founder of Woburn, Mass. (1640), he worked at a variety of civic positions. He is best known for his work extolling the attractions of the colonies in America, The Wonder-Working Providence of Sion's Savior in New England (1653), published in England in 1654 as A History of New England.
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Instruments and Architecture Explore architecture with a musical theme by touring Interiors of the Royal Ontario Museum, Royal Conservatory of Music, and the Edward Johnson Building of the Faculty of Music.
LAST week, Edward Johnson wanted advice on when to start a compost heap and whether grass clippings were OK.
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Active pensioner Edward Johnson, from North Shields, North Tyneside, only learned of his condition in April after falling ill with flu but he was given hope after doctors told him he could still have three years ahead to spend with his family.
I took my place in line, which by the time the doors of the MacMillan Theatre were Hung open snaked through the labyrinthine halls of the music faculty's Edward Johnson Building out on to the sunny streets of Toronto.
AMONG the cases dealt with at Teesside Magistrates' Court on August 2 were: Norman Edward Johnson, 33, of Stump Cross, Guisborough, fined pounds 100 and ordered to pay pounds 115 costs for using threatening abusive or insulting words or behaviour.
John Edward Johnson, 47, is alleged to have driven his brother George to Wolverhampton between February 6 and 8, shortly after 89-year-old Florence May Habesch was killed at her home in Grange Road, Rhyl.