Category Archive: Entertainers B

KATHLEEN BATTEL

Kathleen Battle Kathleen Deanna Battle (born August 13, 1948) is an American operatic soprano known for her distinctive vocal range and tone. Born in Portsmouth, Ohio, Battle initially became known for her work within the concert repertoire through performances with major orchestras during the early and mid-1970s. She made her opera debut in 1975. Battle …

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JENNIFER BATTEN

Jennifer Batten Born November 29, 1957 New York City, New York, United States Genres Instrumental rock, jazz fusion, hard rock, electronica Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, producer, filmmaker, visual artist Instruments Guitar, guitar synthesizer Jennifer Batten (born November 29, 1957) is an American guitarist who has worked as a session musician and solo artist. From 1987 to …

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BOBBY TICKLE

Above: Bobby Tickle on the far right. Born: Robert Tickle 8,10. 1943  Adelaide, Souith Australia Died: 5.10. 2017. South Australia Age 74 Bobby Tickle A week ago today we joined as family and friends to celebrate the life of my “big” brother Bob. We laughed, we cried, we reminisced, we sang and clapped along with …

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BEN MURPHY

Ben Murphy Born Benjamin Edward Castleberry Jr. March 6, 1942 Jonesboro, Arkansas, U.S. Occupation Actor Benjamin Edward Murphy (born Benjamin Edward Castleberry Jr., March 6, 1942) is an American actor. He is best-known for his role as Kid Curry in the ABC television series Alias Smith and Jones. Murphy was born in Jonesboro, Arkansas to …

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JACQUELINE BEER

Jacqueline Beer Born Jacqueline Vangramberg 14 October 1932 Paris, France Other names Jacqueline Baer Occupation Actress Jacqueline Beer (born Jacqueline Vangramberg; 14 October 1932 in Paris, France), sometimes credited as Jacqueline Baer, is a former Hollywood film and television actress who was Miss France in the 1954 Miss Universe Pageant. She is Chair of the …

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DESIREE BASSETT

Desireé Bassett Birth name Desirée Apolonio Bassett Born September 7, 1992 New Haven, Connecticut, U.S. Origin Ashford, Connecticut Genres Hard rock R&B blues pop Occupation(s) Guitarist singer songwriter Instruments Electric guitar acoustic guitar vocals Desireé Apolonio Bassett (born September 11, 1992) is an American rock music guitarist and recording artist. She has performed alongside mainline …

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ANN MARIE CALHOUN

Ann Marie Calhoun Birth name Ann Marie Simpson Born May 26, 1979 Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S. Genres Bluegrass, rock Occupation(s) Violinist Instruments Violin, Vocals Ann Marie Calhoun (née Simpson; born May 26, 1979) is an American classically trained violinist who has performed as a bluegrass and rock musician in a number of prominent acts, including Jethro …

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BRASS CARNIVAL (band)

Tunarama 1972, with Ray, Alan, Renzo, Allan, Gary and Graham.     Gary Burrows Geez we were very professional – weren’t we boys? Great looking outfits and I’m sure Judith would have supplied the lovely dress I’m wearing (colour co-ordinated). Supurb Brass Carnival backdrop sign. Looks to me like it is the old Swinger at …

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JAMES BULLOUGH LANSING (Inventor)

Lansing Manufacturing employees, with James B. Lansing at front/enter). Courtesy Mark Gander and John Eargle. © Harman International. James Bullough Lansing Born James Martini January 14, 1902 Greenridge, Nilwood Township, Macoupin County, Illinois Greenridge, Nilwood Township, Died September 24, 1949 (aged 47) San Marcos, California Cause of death Suicide James Bullough Lansing (born James Martini, January 14, …

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BILL WILLIAMS (actor)

Bill Williams (actor) Born Herman August Wilhelm Katt May 15, 1915 Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Died September 21, 1992 (aged 77) Burbank, California, U.S. Other names Bill MacWilliams Occupation Actor William Herman Katt (born Herman August Wilhelm Katt; May 15, 1915 – September 21, 1992), known as Bill Williams, was an American television and film …

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