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Baines, William

Baines, William (b Horbury, Yorks., 1899; d York, 1922). Eng. composer and pianist. Worked as cinema pianist. Few works pubd. in his lifetime, but his mother gave his musical effects to Brit. Mus. in 1960. Wrote sym. (1917); vn. sonata (1917); str. qt. (1917–18); songs; and a large number of piano pieces, incl. sonatas, Paradise Gardens (1918–19), Coloured Leaves (1918–21), 7 Preludes (1918–19), Twilight Pieces (1921), and 8 Preludes (1921).

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Few, William

William Few, 1748–1828, political leader in the American Revolution, b. near Baltimore. He was raised in North Carolina and was involved in the Regulator movement there. He later moved to Georgia. Few participated in partisan activities in the American Revolution, served in the Continental Congress (1780–82, 1785–88), signed the Constitution, and was one of Georgia's first U.S. Senators (1789–93).

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