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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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Tenor Edward Johnson (1878-1959) is among the small number of Canadian male singers to have benefited from a full biography.
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Edward Johnson, a friend and partner of Thomas Edison, hand-wired 80 "patriotic" red, white and blue bulbs and wound them around a rotating evergreen tree in his home.
To do so, says Edward Johnson, WFP's head of communications in Lebanon, the NPTP provides the WFP with a list of vulnerable people, who are then issued e-cards that are topped up monthly and can be used in local shops to purchase food.
The recognition presented by Edward Johnson III, president and CEO of the Metro Washington DC and Eastern Pennsylvania BBB, states that GWC Warranty 'has distinguished itself in promoting the mission and principles of the BBB by being a stalwart Accredited Business for 15 years from 2003 to 2018.'
Moderated by the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC), an international not-for-profit standards and certification organisation, The Role of Responsible Business Practice in the Future of the Jewellery Industry featured moderator Edward Johnson, RJCs Business Development Director, along with Victor Chan, Hong Kong Jewellery & Jade Manufacturers Association Vice Chairman and Chairman of Continental Holdings Ltd; Dr Guido Grohmann, BV Schmuck + Uhren Managing Director; and Jonathan Kendall, Forevermark Senior Vice president and CIBJO Marketing and Education Commission President.
What ensued was a thrilling period in which Met general manager Edward Johnson presented Resnik as Tosca, Cio Cio San, Aida, Santuzza, Donna Anna, Sieglinde, and Leonora in Beethoven's Fidelio.
A year later Edward Johnson, a colleague of Swan's US rival Thomas Edison, became the first person to put fairy lights on a Christmas tree - a publicity stunt which would become a Christmas tradition.
Edward Johnson, prosecuting, told Kirklees Magistrates' Court that Pc Bailey was on football patrol in Leeds Road, Huddersfield, making sure "fans are not being a nuisance to the public."
Wells Fargo Bedford Branch Manager Edward Johnson recently presented a $15,000 check to Front Door Agency CEO Maryse Wirbal.
Lovily Johnson, 22, was arraigned in a Wyoming court Monday on charges of first-degree murder and first-degree child abuse in the death of her six-month-old son Noah Edward Johnson.