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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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It wasn't the first time that Singer went missing during production, however, because he has reportedly left the set on more than one occasion.
Prominent Egyptian singer Hisham Abbas broke media platforms in 2001 after releasing his song "Nari Narain" featuring Indian singer Jayashri.
Laiq Ali Baloch a singer from Balochistan also strongly condemned attack on folk singer Zarsanga.
The 19-year-old singer has since clarified that he is not referring to any artist on his tweets.
Maria revealed that the late Egyptian actress Suad Husni is her role model in the acting world and she considers Lebanese singer Fairouz to be a great and prominent singer, whose history makes her incomparable with any other singer.
Members of two Singer owners' clubs contacted the Friends of London Road Cemetery at the centenary of his death to ask if they could put up a bench in his memory.
Singer grew up in a poor rabbinic household in Warsaw, where his boundless intellectual curiosity was nurtured, eavesdropping (often behind a bookcase) on the Jews who came to his father's study for advice or for judgment on marital or financial disputes.
His adolescent doubts about the goodness of God, and his life-long resolve to conduct his "private war against the Almighty" connect Singer to an extraordinarily fruitful Jewish literary tradition.
At the opening night of Cardiff Singer of the World, she heard singers from England, Brazil, Korea, Croatia and Hungary, in the first of the five concerts to select the five finest young singers to go through to the final on June 17.
For their second meal Singer and Mason sample foods stamped with various "ethical" labels, indicating that the animals raised for this meal were treated with some humanity and compassion, that the vegetables were grown without pesticides, or that the growers were paid a "fair trade" price for their goods.
Batalla's "The Gospel According to Leonard Cohen," presented by UCLA Live, brings together singers Jackson Browne, Michael McDonald, Howard Tate, Dave Alvin and Julie Christensen in the service of such enduring songs as "Bird on the Wire," "Sisters of Mercy" and "Joan of Arc.
But for the show's finale, two singers will test their voices in front of a packed house at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles, California.