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Sid Phillips

b. 14 June 1902, London, Britain, d. 23 Might 1973, Chertsey, Surrey, Britain. Deeply mixed up in music business from child years, Phillips performed clarinet in a variety of rings, including one led by his brothers, and in addition worked well in music posting as well as for record businesses. …

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Solomon Cutner

English-born Solomon (the just name he ever found in his professional life) enjoyed two different, successful careers being a pianist. From age eight until his early teenagers, he was probably one of the most celebrated kid prodigies of his period — a nationwide phenomenon in Britain till the time from …

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Les Allen

b. 29 August 1902, London, Britain, d. 25 June 1996, Toronto, Canada. Vocalist Les Allen was created in London but immigrated to Canada at age three along with his family members. There he received musical education in both saxophone and clarinet, and shown enough skill to win magic medals at …

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Sonnie Hale

b. John Robert Hale-Monro, 1 Might 1902, London, Britain, d. 9 June 1959, London, Britain. An amiable professional and singer, aswell as an writer, producer and movie director, Hale produced his Western world End stage debut in the chorus from the revue Fun FROM THE Fayre on the London Pavilion …

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Guy Lombardo

“The Sweetest Music This Part of Heaven” was the logo design of Man Lombardo & His Royal Canadians, who by 1930 had established themselves as America’s best dance music group. Unfairly lumped along with unswinging “Mickey Mouse” rings of the period, the music of Lombardo’s clothing was in fact top-notch, …

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Billy Mayerl

Pianist Billy Mayerl was created on, may 31, 1902, in London’s Western world End. His skill for the device was instant, and by age seven he was their studies at Trinity University of Music. By his past due teenagers he was gaining decent cash tinkling the ivories at dances and …

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Peter Yorke

b. 4 Dec 1902, London, Britain, d. 2 Feb 1966, England. An extremely well known composer, conductor and arranger, Yorke was popular in Britain through his a huge selection of broadcasts, and his styles have been trusted on tv and radio. Within the 30s he was among the finest dance …

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