Rainey

Rainey
/ray"nee/, n.
1. Gertrude ("Ma"), 1886-1939, U.S. blues singer.
2. Joseph Hayne /hayn/, 1832-87, U.S. politician: first black congressman 1870-79.

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  • Rainey — is a surname and may refer to: * Charles Chuck Walter Rainey (III) * David Puck Rainey * Ford Rainey * Henry T(homas). Rainey * Jo(h)n Douglas Rainey, see It Takes a Thief (2005 TV series) * Joseph Hayne Rainey * Lawrence A. Rainey * Gertrude… …   Wikipedia

  • Rainey — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Barbara Allen Rainey (1948–1982, erste US amerikanische Marine Pilotin Chuck Rainey (* 1940), US amerikanischer Bassgitarrist Ford Rainey (1908–2005), US amerikanischer Schauspieler Frederick Rainey (*… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rainey —   [ reɪnɪ], Ma, eigentlich Gertrude Melissa Nix Pridgett [ prɪdʒɪt], amerikanische Bluessängerin, * Columbus (Georgia) 26. 4. 1886, ✝ Rome (Georgia) 22. 12. 1939; trat um 1900 in den Südstaaten der USA in Minstrel Shows hervor und hatte nach… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Rainey, Ma — orig. Gertrude Malissa Nix Pridgett born April 26, 1886, Columbus, Ga., U.S. died Dec. 22, 1939, Rome, Ga. U.S. singer. Rainey began touring Southern tent shows, levee camps, and cabarets at age 17 in a song and dance team with her husband, the… …   Universalium

  • Rainey —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. Chuck Rainey (1940 ), musicien américain ; Ford Rainey (1908 2005), acteur américain ; Ma Rainey (1886 1939), chanteuse de blues… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rainey, Ma — orig. Gertrude Malissa Nix Pridgett (26 abr. 1886, Columbus, Ga., EE.UU.–22 dic. 1939, Rome, Ga.). Cantante estadounidense. A los 17 años, Rainey comenzó a presentarse en espectáculos de tiendas, bares y cabarés como integrante de un equipo de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Rainey — Recorded in many forms including Rainy, Rainey, Rany, Raynie, Reany, Reaney, Rennie, Renny, Rennison, and Renison, this is a surname of complicated and confusing origins. It can be English, Anglo Irish, Irish, Anglo Scottish or Scottish, and with …   Surnames reference

  • Rainey — n. Gertrude Ma Rainey (1886 1939), American blues singer, wife and musical partner of William Pa Rainey …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Rainey — George, English anatomist, 1801–1884. See R. corpuscles, under corpuscle …   Medical dictionary

  • rainey's — rain·ey s …   English syllables

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