biographical name Richard 1902-1979 American composer

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  • Rodgers —   [ rɔdʒəs],    1) Jimmie, eigentlich James Charles Rodgers, amerikanischer Countrysänger, * Meridian (Miss.) 8. 9. 1897, ✝ New York 26. 5. 1933. Der von ihm kreierte Jodelstil (»Blue yodel«) machte ihn zum ersten stilprägenden Country and… …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • Rodgers — Rogers is a surname, originally German and suggesting prowess with a spear, and is modified with the letter d as a Welsh addition. It may refer to many people.* Aaron Rodgers, American football player * Alan Rodgers * Benjamin Paul Rodgers,… …   Wikipedia

  • Rodgers — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Rodgers est un nom porté par plusieurs personnalités : Aaron Rodgers (1983 ), joueur de football américain. Buck Rodgers (1938 ), joueur et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rodgers — /roj euhrz/, n. 1. James Charles (Jimmie), 1897 1933, U.S. country and western singer, guitarist, and composer. 2. Richard, 1902 79, U.S. composer of popular music. 3. William Henry (Bill), born 1947, U.S. track and field athlete. * * * (as used… …   Universalium

  • Rodgers — (as used in expressions) Rodgers, Jimmie James Charles Rodgers Rodgers, Richard …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Rodgers — This famous Scottish name is of Old Germanic origin, from the Old German personal name Roger, Rodger , composed of the elements hrod , renown, fame, with geri, gari , spear. The personal name was introduced into England by the Normans after the… …   Surnames reference

  • Rodgers — Rod|gers, Richard (1902 79) a US ↑composer who wrote the music for many ↑musicals (=films or plays that use singing and dancing to tell a story) with the songwriters Lorenz ↑Hart and Oscar Hammerstein. The musicals that Rodgers and Hart wrote… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Rodgers — noun United States composer of musical comedies (especially in collaboration with Oscar Hammerstein II and with Lorenz Hart) (1902 1979) • Syn: ↑Richard Rodgers • Instance Hypernyms: ↑composer …   Useful english dictionary

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