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Can you name the notable people whose surnames begin with 'B' from their Biography Channel profiles?

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Biography Channel Profile'B' Person
He is a songwriter and pianist who wrote the musical Promises, Promises and the film score for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
He was an English philosopher and statesman who is known as the 'father of the scientific method' and pioneer of the scientific revolution.
He was a Nazi leader who headed the Gestapo in Lyon from 1942 to 1944, and was held responsible for the death and deportation thousands.
He was a Scottish dramatist, best known for writing the play Peter Pan.
She was an educator, nurse, and founder of the American Red Cross.
She is an American opera singer who is widely considered to be among the finest coloratura sopranos of her time and has won five Grammy Awards.
He was an Irish poet and dramatist who contributed greatly to 'Theatre of the Absurd.' His most famous play is Waiting for Godot.
He was a deaf German composer and the predominant musical figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras.
He was prime minister of Israel from 1977 to 1983 and was the co-recipient of the 1978 Nobel Peace Prize.
He choreographed more than 20 Broadway shows, and he also directed and choreographed Hollywood films starting in the 1930s, including 42nd Street.
Biography Channel Profile'B' Person
She was the Prime Minister of Pakistan and the first female prime minister of a Muslim nation. She was killed by a suicide bomber in 2007.
He was the founder of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa. He died from injuries suffered while in police custody.
He is a French composer who is best known for the realistic opera Carmen, a work that established itself as the model of opéra comique.
He was a voice actor and entertainer who provided voices for Bugs Bunny and over 400 other cartoon characters.
She is best known for severing her husband's penis while he slept, in retaliation for his sexual assaults against her.
He was the military general who became the first Emperor of France. His drive for military expansion changed the history of France and the world.
He was a European painter of the late Middle Ages. His two most famous works are The Garden of Earthly Delights and The Temptation of St. Anthony.
She was mistress and later wife to Adolf Hitler.
He is the British-born producer and director of a number of highly popular shows in the United States, including Survivor and The Apprentice.
He was a naval officer and fearless explorer best known for being the first to reach the South Pole by air.

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