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Fanny J. Crosby was a prolific hymn writer of the 1800's.
-- breakofday  12/29/2005
Let's not all forget "Sweet Fanny Adams". A young girl who was brutally murdered in 1867. People have used this expression to the present day.
-- rosco kid  5/8/2006
"Fanny and Alexander" is a famous Ingmar Bergman film, won Oscars.
-- Anonymous User  11/15/2006
In "Mansfield Park," by Jane Austen, the heroine's name is Fanny Price. Good book, terrible name. Poor girl.
-- foolsinloveXx  1/1/2007
Fanny Dashwood is the selfish half-sister-in-law of Elinor and Marianne in Jane Austen's -Sense and Sensibility-. Miss Austen also used this name for both the heroine and her mother in -Mansfield Park-. (I believe Jane Austen had a niece with this name.)
-- Eruanna_Meldiriel  4/9/2008
Fanny Burney great English novelist.
-- Anonymous User  3/8/2010
Fanny Mendelsohn the sister of the great German composer Felix Mendelsohn but also a great musician in her own right.
-- Anonymous User  3/8/2010
Francesca Klingenschoen, referred to as 'Aunt Fanny', from the Cat Who series by Lilian Jackson Braun.
-- Anonymous User  2/4/2011
Fanny Ardant is a French actress.
-- Kosta  1/11/2012
There is an old Irish air called Fanny Power, named after a woman who's first name was Fanny and surname was Power. At the time the word Fanny wasn't used as it is now, but it is still kind of funny.
-- Anonymous User  3/14/2012
Fanny Fulbright (a.k.a Numbuh 86) is a fictional character in Codename: Kids Next Door.
-- Anonymous User  5/4/2014
Famous bearers: Fanny, main female character of Marcel Pagnol's 1932 "Trilogie Marseillaise". And Fanny Ardant, French actress born in 1949.
-- Valmont  10/20/2014
In Henry James's novel The Golden Bowl, there is a character named Fanny Assingham. (No kidding!)
-- Kosta  1/22/2015
Fanny is the name of the wicked older sister in most English translations of Charles Perrault's fairy tale Diamonds and Toads. (She is called Fanchon in the original French version.)
-- Buneary  5/10/2015

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