Clarke is a common Irish surname, being popular in Ireland and the UK. It is the 20th most common surname in England as of 2008. It is a variant of Clark, Clerk or Clerke; the word deriving from the anglicised version of Ó Cléirigh. Clarke is an uncommon given name.
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... Herbert Lincoln Clarke (September 12, 1867–January 30, 1945) was a well-known American cornet player, feature soloist, bandmaster, and composer ... Clarke’s legacy includes composing a portion of the standard repertoire for the instrument, many recordings, as well as a seminal school of playing which ...
... could be filmed economically, and a few were due to differences of opinion between Kubrick and Clarke ... that the personality of Heywood Floyd is different in Clarke's novel, he finds space travel thrilling, acting almost as a "spokesman for Clarke," whereas in the film, he experiences space travel as "ro ... Clarke went on to replace Saturn with Jupiter in the novel's sequel 2010 Odyssey Two ...
... Anthony Clarke (disambiguation), multiple people Arthur C ... Clarke, English science fiction author, inventor, and futurist Bob Clarke, various people Bruce B ... Clarke, retired US Army officer, author and consultant Cam Clarke, American voice actor Cecil Vandepeer Clarke (1888-1961) engineer, inventor and soldier ...
... David Clarke (Australian politician), member of the New South Wales Legislative Council David A ... Clarke (1943–1997), District of Columbia politician Dave Clarke (politician) (born 1960), politician in Kingston, Ontario, Canada ...
... Kilroy Was Here" (Gilby Clarke) – 255 "The Haunting" (Clarke) – 257 "Something's Wrong With You" (Clarke) – 338 "Sorry I Can't Write A Song ...
Famous quotes containing the word clarke:
“Burn Ovid with the rest. Lovers will find
A hedge-school for themselves and learn by heart
All that the clergy banish from the mind,”
—Austin Clarke (18961974)
“He had a broad face and a little round belly,
That shook, when he laughed, like a bowlful of jelly.
He was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf,”
—Clement Clarke Moore (17791863)
“Wherever theres Kellys theres trouble, said Burke,
Wherever fightings the game,
Or a spice of danger in grown mans work,
Said Kelly, youll find my name.”
—Joseph I. C. Clarke (18461925)