Peter Allen
Australian musician
Peter Allen
Peter Allen was an Australian songwriter and entertainer. His songs were made popular by many recording artists, including Elkie Brooks, Melissa Manchester and Olivia Newton-John, with one, "Arthur's Theme", winning an Academy Award in 1981. In addition to recording many albums, he enjoyed a cabaret and concert career, including appearing at Radio City Music Hall riding a camel.
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Physicists demonstrate the quantum von Neumann architecture - PhysOrg.com
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Credit: Peter Allen, UCSB A new paradigm in quantum information processing has been demonstrated by physicists at UC Santa Barbara. Their results are published in this week's issue of Science Express online. UCSB physicists have demonstrated a quantum
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Balcony plunge couple 'had been arguing over plans to emigrate', say friends - Daily Mail
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By Stephen D'antal, Nick Mcdermott and Peter Allen The couple who plunged to their deaths only days apart had a series of rows over plans to emigrate, according to friends. Tilly Lamb, 43, died after falling from the third floor of their apartment
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Liza Minnelli loves being single! - Times of India
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The 64-year-old star was previously married to cabaret performer Peter Allen, director Jack Haley, sculptor Mark Gero and concert promoter David Gest, reports femalefirst. "I don't have somebody telling me to 'Be quiet!' There's none of that in my life
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UniTek Global Services Inc. (UNTK) Chairman and President Peter Allen ... - GuruFocus.com
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Chairman and President of UniTek Global Services Inc. (UNTK) Peter Allen Giacalone buys 4000 shares of UNTK on 08/25/2011 at an average price of $5.07 a share. Unitek Global Services Inc. has a market cap of $99.6 million; its shares were traded at
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Dominique Strauss-Kahn maid Nafissatou Diallo to testify against him in France - Daily Mail
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The American woman who accuses Dominique Strauss-Kahn of trying to rape her in New York is now set to testify against him in Paris, it sensationally emerged today. While Nafissatou Diallo's case against the former International Monetary
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Peter Allen joins Investec's Liverpool team as financial planner - Liverpool Daily Post
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PETER Allen has joined the Liverpool office of Investec Wealth & Investment in the role of a new financial planner at the Old Hall Street site. Mr Allen, 32, joins the firm after eight years working for Barnett
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Poorly-trained pilots to blame for Air France crash into Atlantic Ocean that ... - Daily Mail
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Two poorly-trained junior pilots were ultimately to blame when a packed Air France jet to plunge into the Atlantic ocean with the loss of 228 lives including their own, it was confirmed today. In a damning report into the June 2009
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AFRICAN DICTATORS WE FUND ARE NOW BUYING UP PARIS - Express.co.uk
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FOREIGN aid has helped fund a multi-million-pound Paris property portfolio for African dictators, it emerged yesterday. Scores of the most luxurious houses and flats in the French capital are now owned by men who regularly receive vast
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Carla Bruni and Nicolas Sarkozy install £70k ovens on 'Air France One' - Daily Mail
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In the list of French priorities, freshly-baked baguettes are right up there with garlic, cigarettes and stinky cheese. But French president Nicolas Sarkozy is nevertheless feeling the heat after it emerged that he has spent more than
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Mummy's boy who lurched to the Right was 'privileged' son of diplomat but ... - Daily Mail
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Anders Behring Breivik is a diplomat's son who spent the first year of his life in London. A wealth of details has emerged about the privileged life of the 32-year-old, much of it from his rambling online
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A larrikin life revisited - Mornington Peninsula Leader
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That's the view of performer John Bowles who has co-written a tribute to Peter Allen called Tenterfield Saddler which he is bringing to Frankston Arts Centre. Bowles remembers being enthralled by one of Allen's live performances at the Palais Theatre
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Follow the music - Sydney Morning Herald
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If there is one thing every Australian knows about Tenterfield, it's that Peter Allen, the Boy from Oz, was born in this attractive New England town. Travellers can still visit the highlights of his song. So the opening lines are not fiction,
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DragonWave records hefty first-quarter loss - Ottawa Citizen
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DragonWave CEO Peter Allen has tried to put a brave face on his company's hefty first-quarter loss. There are times as head of a public company when you just have to put the best face on things. ... - -
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Saddling up for Peter Allen homage - Frankstonweekly
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BY HAYDN GODONY Treading in Peter Allen's footsteps, and with Hugh Jackman's boots to fill, John Bowles will channel his take on the singer-songwriter's work and life in Tenterfield Saddler, on stage in Frankston in August. At home on stage,
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Timeline
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    FORTIES
  • 1992
    Age 48
    He died in San Diego, California, on 18 June 1992 from an AIDS-related throat cancer.
    More Details Hide Details He was cremated, and his ashes were scattered at sea. A documentary titled The Boy From Oz about Allen was produced after his death, featuring clips from his performances as well as interviews with performers who worked with him. A stage musical based on his life, also titled The Boy from Oz, opened in Australia in 1998. Using his largely autobiographical songs, the production starred Todd McKenney as Allen and Christina Amphlett of rock group Divinyls as Judy Garland. In 2003, the musical opened on Broadway, becoming the first Australian musical ever to be performed there. In this production Allen was played by Hugh Jackman, who won a Tony Award for his portrayal in 2004. Jackman performed this role again two years later when the show toured large arenas in Australia under the title The Boy From Oz: Arena Spectacular.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1944
    Age 0
    Born on February 10, 1944.
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