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Cecil B. De Mille

(Cecil Blount De Mille), 1881–1959, American movie director and producer, b. Ashfield, Mass. In 1914, together with Samuel Goldwyn , he made the first

Open Dadaism

( dä'dä ) or Dadaism dä'däĭzӘm , international nihilistic movement among European artists and writers that lasted from 1916 to 1922. Born of the

Dafoe, Willem (1955 - )

US actor. He is known for his characterizations of disturbed, tightly sprung eccentrics, but has acted in a wide range of roles, from the title role

Dahl, Roald

( rō'äl däl ), 1916–90, British writer known for inventive, often macabre children's books and horror-tinged adult fiction. Dahl spurned a university

Dalglish, Kenny (1951 - )

Scottish footballer and football manager. A prolific goal scorer for Glasgow Celtic and then Liverpool, he was the first player to score 100 goals in

Open Dalí, Salvador, 1904-1989
Dalí, Salvador, 1904-1989

Salvador Dali was an artist, self-publicist, showman, screenplay writer, poet, and clothing designer. His many occupations and interests took on his

Dallaglio, Lawrence Bruno Nero (1972 - )

English rugby union player. A powerful and highly mobile flank forward, he was appointed England captain in 1997, just two years after making his full

Dallapiccola, Luigi (1904 - 1975)

Italian composer. Initially a neoclassicist, he adopted a lyrical 12-tone style after 1945. His works include the operas Il prigioniero/The Prisoner

Damrosch, Walter (Johannes) (1862 - 1950)

1862–1950, German-American conductor and composer; son of Leopold Damrosch. At his father's death in 1885, he finished the season as conductor of the

Open Dance

Dance is movement of the body that is rhythmically and culturally patterned. Depending on the genre and intention, people dance in groups, pairs, or