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  • William Walwyn, Writer and Doctor (1600 - 1681)
    William Walwyn From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia William Walwyn (bap. 1600–1681) was an English pamphleteer, a Leveller and a medical practitioner.[1][2] Walwyn was a silkman in London w...
  • Robert Duvall
    Robert Selden Duvall (born January 5, 1931) is an Academy Award-, two-time Emmy Award-, and four-time Golden Globe Award-winning American film actor and director. He is best known for his roles in To K...
  • John F. Mehegan (1916 - 1984)
    John F. Mehegan, a jazz pianist, teacher and author whose four-volume work, Jazz Improvisation, is one of the most widely used publications for teaching jazz piano, died of a brain tumor Tuesday at Wav...
  • Daniel Faunce (1829 - 1911)
    Daniel Worcester Faunce (January 3, 1829 – January 3, 1911) was an American clergyman and the father of William Faunce, born at Plymouth, Massachusetts. Graduating from Amherst College in 1850, ...
  • William H.P. Faunce (1859 - 1930)
    Dr. William H. P. Faunce, 1859-1930, was most notable for being president of Brown University from 1899 to 1929. He is considered one of the great educational administrators and orators of his time. ...


Definition (Oxford Paperback Dictionary Thesaurus 2001)

A writer is a person who has written a particular text, or who writes books or articles as an occupation - the thesaurus lists author, bard, composer, dramatist, journalist, littérateur, novelist, playwright, poet, wordsmith.

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