Sills

/silz/, n.
Beverly (Belle Silverman), born 1929, U.S. coloratura soprano and opera administrator.

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  • Sills — ist der Name folgender Personen: Beverly Sills (1929–2007), US amerikanischen Opernsängerinnen François Sills (* 1964), deutsch kanadischer Eishockeyspieler Milton Sills (1882–1930), US amerikanischer Schauspieler und Universitätsprofessor …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sills — This interesting surname of English origin is a patronymic from either the Medieval given name Sill, itself being a shortened form of either the Latin given name Silvester, a derivative of silva meaning wood , or from the Latin personal name… …   Surnames reference

  • Sills — noun United States operatic soprano (born in 1929) • Syn: ↑Beverly Sills, ↑Belle Miriam Silverman • Instance Hypernyms: ↑soprano * * * plural of sill present third singular of sill * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sills — Sịlls,   Beverly, eigentlich Belle Silvermann [ sɪlvəmæn], amerikanische Sängerin (Koloratursopran), * New York 25. 5. 1929; debütierte 1947 in Philadelphia (Pa.) und sang u. a. an der New York City Opera, der Mailänder Scala und 1975 erstmals… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • sills — sɪl n. horizontal piece beneath a window; threshold, doorsill, horizontal piece at the base of a doorway; horizontal foundational element (i.e. beam, block, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • SILLS, BEVERLY — (née Belle Silverman; 1929– ), U.S. soprano singer. Born in New York City, Sills made her first public appearance as Bubbles, becoming a child radio star at the age of three; at six she was singing coloratura soprano arias on Major Bowes Capital… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Sills,Beverly — Sills (sĭlz), Beverly. Originally Belle Silverman. Born 1929. American operatic soprano and manager who joined the New York City Opera in 1953 and was its general director from 1980 to 1989. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sills Cummis & Gross — Infobox Law Firm firm name = Sills Cummis Gross P.C. firm logo = headquarters = num offices = 3 num attorneys = Approximately 165 num employees = practice areas = Full Service, Corporate Law key people = Steven E. Gross, Chairman of the Firm; R.… …   Wikipedia

  • Sills, Beverly — orig. Belle Silverman born May 25, 1929, New York, N.Y., U.S. U.S. soprano. She sang on radio as a child and made her operatic debut in 1946. From 1955 she sang with the New York City Opera. After gaining attention for her coloratura performance… …   Universalium

  • Sills, Paul — ▪ 2009       American theatre director and teacher born Nov. 18, 1927, Chicago, Ill. died June 2, 2008, Baileys Harbor, Wis. established improvisational comedy and cofounded (1959) The Second City theatre company in Chicago. His improvisation… …   Universalium

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