- James CharlesJimmie, 1897–1933, U.S. country-and-western singer, guitarist, and composer.
- Richard,1902–79, U.S. composer of popular music.
- William HenryBill, born 1947, U.S. distance runner.
- a male given name, form of Roger.
- Richard . 1902–79, US composer of musical comedies. He collaborated with the librettist Lorenz Hart on such musicals as A Connecticut Yankee (1927), On Your Toes (1936), and Pal Joey (1940). After Hart’s death his librettist was Oscar Hammerstein II. Two of their musicals, Oklahoma! (1943) and South Pacific (1949), received the Pulitzer Prize