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Ruby Ryan (1893 - 1919)

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Ruby Ryan
1893 - 1919
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1893
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1919
Melbourne South, Australia
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Ruby Ryan was born in 1893. She is the child of Lamphier John Ryan and Mary Mcgilliott Ryan. She died in 1919 in Melbourne South, Australia at 26 years old.
Updated: September 3, 2013
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Ruby Ryan passed away in 1919 in Melbourne South, Australia at 26 years old. She was born in 1893. She is the child of Lamphier John Ryan and Mary Mcgilliott Ryan.
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In 1893, in the year that Ruby Ryan was born, a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

In 1900, she was only 7 years old when artist Henri Matisse, born in 1869 in France, began the fauvist movement. Only lasting a few years in popularity (ending around 1904), fauvism was in many ways the beginning of modern art. Matisse was fond of bright, vibrant colors and used them in his paintings - contrary to the muted use of color previously. While the fauvist movement declined in popularity, Matisse did not and he went on to create many more works of art and even a museum for his work, 2 years before his death in 1954. (In French, les Fauves means "the wild beasts". Matisse and those who followed his example were called "beasts" because of the bold colors that they used in their artwork.)

In 1902, by the time she was merely 9 years old, the world famous Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso, made the first gramophone recording by a popular singer. Accompanied by only a piano, his voice recordings became a big seller and did much to popularize the new-fangled gramophone. He had to sing into a metal "horn" that relayed his voice to a metal disc. And the songs had to be under 4 and a half minutes!

In 1919, in the year of Ruby Ryan's passing, in June, the Treaty of Versailles - officially ending World War I - was signed. The European Allies demanded "compensation by Germany for all damage done to the civilian population of the Allies and their property by the aggression of Germany by land, by sea and from the air.” The requirement of compensation is seen by most as the reason for the collapse of the German economy and gave rise to the rule of Hitler.

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