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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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INXS, which has worked with Terence Trent D'Arby and Jon Stevens of Noiseworks since the 1997 death of Michael Hutchence, will name its new lead singer Sept.
Between 1987 (the year of the 10-million seller "Kick") and the death of lead singer Hutchence 10 years later, they were an arena band.
Lead singers now improvised on the melody without adjusting rhythm and tempo to accommodate entrances of the background.