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susi earnshaw theatre school

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Founded in 1989 by journalist Susi Earnshaw and her musician husband David Earnshaw, this full-time private school specializes in academics and performing arts in Barnet, North London.

In 1992, Amy Winehouse attended the school after being urged to do so by her grandmother. Winehouse attended the school on Sundays for four years, taking vocal lessons and learning how to tap dance.

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the cobden club

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Named after but unaffiliated with a political gentlemen's club that existed from 1886 to the 1970s, the Cobden Club was a bar/restaurant that opened its doors in 1996 and closed in the 2010s.

Amy Winehouse had a regular weekly gig at the club singing jazz standards in the early 2000s.

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chase farm hospital

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Amy Jade Winehouse was born at this hospital on September 14th, 1983.

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amy winehouse house

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On July 23, 2011, ambulances arrived at the home of Amy Winehouse after a call from her bodyguard in an attempt to rescusitate her. She was pronounced dead at the scene, with a blood alcohol level more than five times the legal driving limit (0.416%). A coroner's inquest reached a verdict of misadventure. She was 27 years old.

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morehouse college

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The alma matter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and several other African American leaders, Morehouse College is a private, all-male, liberal arts, historically black college located in Atlanta.

In 1995, Killer Mike briefly attended Morehouse College, where he met producers The Beat Bullies and eventually Big Boi of OutKast. Gang Starr rapper Guru also attended Morehouse, as well as actor Samuel L. Jackson and director Spike Lee.

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