Encyclopedia of World Biography, Supplement Volume 27 by Tracie Ratiner (Project Editor)

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The only downside of her hectic career was that her marriage to Poggioni suffered and finally dissolved after the two, deciding independently to take intercontinental flights to surprise each other, crossed paths in midair and ended up on different continents. She later married banker Michel Maurel. In tandem with her record of musical accomplishment went Arroyo’s uncommon gift for communicating the beauty of opera to ordinary people. She became a favorite of Tonight show host Johnny Carson and appeared on the program more than 20 times.

25 26 AU E R B A C H ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD BIOGRAPHY wrote five books on basketball—with an article on indoor obstacle courses for the Journal of Health and Physical Education. He also refereed games for supplemental income. S. Navy. Coached in First NBA Season After leaving the service, Auerbach began his professional coaching career guiding the Washington Capitols in 1946–47, the initial season of the precursor of the NBA, the Basketball Association of America. In Auerbach’s second season there, Washington reached the NBA Finals, losing to the Minneapolis (now Los Angeles) Lakers.

According to People. The incident ARROYO Volume 27 resulted in an indefinite suspension by racing authorities, but his new patron, Helen Hay Whitney, intervened to have the ban lifted after a year. Won Triple Crown Title Again In 1945 Arcaro won his third Kentucky Derby, this time on Hoop Jr. He won again three years later on Citation, another famous horse of the era, and that day in May of 1948 became the first of a long winning streak for the pair: Arcaro rode Citation to 16 consecutive first-place finishes, including the Preakness and the Belmont, which gave him his second Triple Crown title.

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