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Fitz·Ger·ald(fĭts-jĕr′əld), Edward 1809-1883.
British poet and noted translator of The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (1859).
Fitz·ger·ald(fĭts-jĕr′əld), Ella Jane 1917-1996.
American jazz singer known for her scat singing and for her expressive interpretation of lyrics. In the 1950s and 1960s she released an acclaimed series of records devoted to the work of important American songwriters.
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1. (Biography) Edward. 1809–83, English poet, noted particularly for his free translation of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (1859)
2. (Biography) Ella. 1918–96, US jazz singer, noted esp for her vocal range and scat singing
3. (Biography) F(rancis) Scott (Key). 1896–1940, US novelist and short-story writer, noted particularly for his portrayal of the 1920s in The Great Gatsby (1925) and Tender is the Night (1934)
4. (Biography) Garret. 1926–2011, Irish politician; leader of Fine Gael Party (1977–87); prime minister of the Republic of Ireland (1981–82; and 1982–87)
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1. Ella, 1917–96, U.S. jazz singer.
2. F(rancis) Scott (Key), 1896–1940, U.S. novelist.
Edward, 1809–83, English poet: translator of Omar Khayyám.
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|Noun||1.||Fitzgerald - English poet remembered primarily for his free translation of the poetry of Omar Khayyam (1809-1883)|
|2.||Fitzgerald - United States author whose novels characterized the Jazz Age in the United States (1896-1940)|
|3.||Fitzgerald - United States scat singer (1917-1996)|
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