Davis

[dey-vis]

noun


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Davis

noun

Sir Andrew (Frank). born 1944, British conductor; chief conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra (1989–2000) and of the Chicago Lyric Opera from 2000
Bette (ˈbɛtɪ), real name Ruth Elizabeth Davis . 1908–89, US film actress, whose films include Of Human Bondage (1934), Jezebel (1938) for which she won an Oscar, All About Eve (1950), Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), The Nanny (1965), and The Whales of August (1987)
Sir Colin (Rex). 1927–2013, English conductor, noted for his interpretation of the music of Berlioz
Jefferson . 1808–89, president of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War (1861–65)
Joe . 1901–78, English billiards and snooker player: world champion from 1927 to 1946
John . Also called: John Davys. ?1550–1605, English navigator: discovered the Falkland Islands (1592); searched for a Northwest Passage
Miles (Dewey). 1926–91, US jazz trumpeter and composer
Steve . born 1957, English snooker player: world champion 1981, 1983–84, 1987–89
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