Schlesinger

[ shles-in-jer, shley-zing-er ]
/ ˈʃlɛs ɪn dʒər, ˈʃleɪ zɪŋ ər /

noun

Arthur Mei·er [mahy-er] /ˈmaɪ ər/, 1888–1965, U.S. historian.
his sonArthur Meier, Jr.,1917–2007, U.S. historian and writer.
John Richard,1926–2003, English film director.

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Schlesinger
/ (ˈʃlɛzɪŋə) /

noun

John (Richard). 1926–2003, British film and theatre director. Films include Billy Liar (1963), Midnight Cowboy (1969), Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971), and Eye for an Eye (1995)
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