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Townshend

1. Charles, 2nd Viscount, nicknamed Turnip Townshend. 1674-- 1738, English politician and agriculturist
2. Pete born 1945, British rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter: member of the Who (1964--83) and composer of much of their material
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Townshend claimed the camera had fallen from a shelf.
But the biggest danger is Jessica Harrington's Don't Touch It, officially rated 5lb superior to Townshend and set to receive 3lb from his rival here.
Mr Townshend was set to become the first ever recipient of a posthumous degree from the University of Warwick.
In spring of 1915 Townshend was promoted to the rank of Major-General and given command of the 6th (Poona) Division in Mesopotamia, charged with protecting British oil producing assets in Persia from Ottoman intentions.
After a brief interview, Townshend found himself working with director Terrence Malick, creating additional music for "The Tree of Life," on which Alexandre Desplat was composer.
Consequently, as Major-General Charles Townshend (1861-1924)'s 6 Indian Division advanced up the Tigris River in the fall of 1915, senior commanders were sensitive to signs of declining morale or dissension in the ranks.
Occasionally slurping from Union Jack mugs, Daltrey and Townshend regaled the audience with stories from their phenomenal career.
Monday's news doesn't necessarily mean Townshend and Daltrey are backing away from the band.
But Townshend insists that the motifs used in their single are the same as those that have been used by musicians for many years, Contactmusic reported.
Meanwhile, Townshend, though not as animated as he once was, still plays with incredible intensity.
The legendary lead guitarist and songwriter for the rock band The Who, Pete Townshend was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.