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Tony Lawrence is an American singer originally from St. Kitts.
As a child, he moved with his family to Virginia, and later New York City.He became known as "The Continental Dreamboat". Lawrence appeared in Paris in 1964. In 1965, he had a successful nationwide tour on behalf of the "Teen 'N Tea Caravan", sponsored by the Tea Council of the U.S.A. In 1968 Lawrence was director of the Harlem Cultural Festival.
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is an American orchestra based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The orchestra's home is Heinz Hall, located in Pittsburgh's Cultural District.
Lena Mary Calhoun Horne was an American dancer, actress, Grammy-winning singer, and civil rights activist. Horne's career spanned over 70 years, appearing in film, television, and theater. Horne joined the chorus of the Cotton Club at the age of 16 and became a nightclub performer before moving to Hollywood.
Samuel John "Lightnin'" Hopkins was an American country blues singer, songwriter, guitarist and occasional pianist, from Centerville, Texas. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him number 71 on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time.
The Lawrence Welk Show was an American televised musical variety show hosted by big band leader Lawrence Welk. The series aired locally in Los Angeles for four years, from 1951 to 1955, then nationally for another 16 years on ABC from 1955 to 1971, followed by 11 years in first-run syndication from 1971 to 1982. Repeat episodes are broadcast in the United States by Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) stations. These airings incorporate an original program—usually, a color broadcast from 1965 to 1982—in its entirety. In place of the commercials, newer performance and interview clips from the original stars and/or a family member of the performers are included; these clips are occasionally updated.
Brian Albert Gordon Auger is an English jazz rock and rock music keyboardist who specializes in the Hammond organ.
Eydie Gormé was an American singer who had hits on the pop and Latin pop charts. She sang solo and with her husband, Steve Lawrence, on albums, television, Broadway, and in Las Vegas.
Angélica María Hartman Ortiz, known professionally as Angélica María, "La novia de Mexico", is an American-born Mexican singer-songwriter and actress. Her songs El hombre de mi vida peaked at No. 6, Reina Y Cenicienta peaked at No. 9, Prohibido (Prohibited) peaked at No. 13, and El Taconazo peaked at No. 34 on the hot latin songs chart.
Anthony C. Mottola was an American jazz guitarist who released dozens of solo albums. Mottola was born in Kearny, New Jersey and died in Denville.
Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) is an art school at 645 St. Nicholas Avenue in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City. Its mission is "to enrich the lives of children and their families in the Harlem community and beyond, through exposure to and instruction in the arts."
The Culture of Pittsburgh stems from the city's long history as a center for cultural philanthropy, as well as its rich ethnic traditions. In the 19th and 20th centuries, wealthy businessmen such as Andrew Carnegie, Henry J. Heinz, Henry Clay Frick, and nonprofit organizations such as the Carnegie Foundation donated millions of dollars to create educational and cultural institutions.
Kwame Montsho Ajamu Somburu was an activist, politician, black nationalist, and member of the Socialist Workers Party. In 1979, he changed his name to Kwame Montsho Ajamu Somburu.
Raymond Lefèvre was a French easy listening orchestra leader, arranger and composer.
Black Horizons Theater was a community-based, Black Nationalist theater company co-founded in 1968 by Curtiss Porter, Tony Fountain, E. Philip McKain, August Wilson and Rob Penny in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
Daniel Humair is a drummer, composer, and painter.
The Harlem Cultural Festival was a series of music concerts held in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City during the summer of 1969 to celebrate African American music and culture and to promote the continued politics of black pride. Notable participants included Nina Simone, B.B. King,, Chuck Jackson, Abbey Lincoln & Max Roach, The 5th Dimension, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Stevie Wonder, Mahalia Jackson, and Moms Mabley, among many others. For the concert featuring Sly and the Family Stone on June 29, 1969, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) refused to provide security, and it was instead provided by members of the Black Panther Party.
African Americansin France are people of African American heritage or black people from the United States who are or have become residents or citizens of France, as well as students and temporary workers.
Tony Renis, stage name of Elio Cesari, is an Italian singer, composer, music producer and film actor.
Anthony or Tony Lawrence may refer to:
Roger G. Katan is a French-American architect, planner, sculptor, and activist born in Berguent, Eastern Morocco, on January 5, 1931. Based in the United States in the early 1960s, he was an active founder of advocacy planning, participatory democracy applied to urban planning. As a kinetic artist, he collaborated and exhibited with rising figures of postmodern art. After 1975, Katan became involved in humanitarian relief and continued to encourage participatory practices and self-management. His method favors traditional, sustainable agriculture and construction. In 1999 he moved to Sauve, southern France, where he resumed work on kinetic sculpture and publications.
Dick Danello, stage name of Filippo D'Anello, is an Italian singer, songwriter, producer, MC and actor who lives in Brazil. He was part of the 1960s Brazilian rock scene known as Jovem Guarda.