Chevron, Philip (1957–2013), musician, songwriter and composer, was born Philip Ryan on 17 June 1957 in the Rotunda hospital, Dublin, the elder of two children of (Philip) Brendan Ryan (1927–97) and Christine Ryan (née LaGrue), both born in inner city Dublin. He grew up in Lorcan Drive…...
(1911–99), artist, was born on 23 July 1911 in the family home at
Buxton, Derbyshire, England, the youngest of
two sons of Arthur Ernest Johnson, a wealthy cotton merchant, and his wife Florence
Isobel (née Townsend). His parents' marriage ended (c.1930)…...
Pearse, James (1839–1900), sculptor, was
born on 8 December 1839 at 24
Plumtree Street, Bloomsbury, London, the second
of three sons of James Pearse, frame-maker, and his first wife Mary Ann (née
Thompson). The family was impoverished and moved to Birmingham (c.1847), where…...