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Alfred Van Straten

b. 20 Sept 1905, London, Britain, d. 4 Dec 1988, London, Britain. Truck Straten was among three musician brothers (Alf on tenor saxophone, Joe on alto and Leon on violin). They performed under Leon’s command, first documenting as Vehicle’s Ten around the Edison Bell Champion label in 1926. The staff …

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Harry Revel

Composer Harry Revel is most beneficial known for his songwriting relationship with lyricist Mack Gordon, which produced a string of strikes for the stage and display screen through the ‘30s. Because of his later tries at “healing” structure, Revel was also an improbable pioneer of space age group pop, specifically …

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Jule Styne

Jule Styne was a composer who, with lyricist Sammy Cahn, wrote many strikes through the 1940s, including “I’ve Heard That Tune Before,” “I’ll Walk Alone,” and “ALLOW IT Snow! ALLOW IT Snow! ALLOW IT Snow!” Then shifted to Broadway, with credits such as for example Gypsy, Funny Young lady, Gentlemen …

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Florence Desmond

b. Florence Elizabeth Dawson, 31 Might 1905, London, Britain, d. 16 January 1993, Guildford, Surrey, Britain. The sister of Fred Desmond, a knockabout music hall comedian, Florence performed many stage and display screen roles, generally in light comedies, musicals and revues. She acquired a special present for impersonation and would …

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Constant Lambert

Constant Lambert was created the kid of painter George Washington Thomas Lambert in London. Isolated in infirmaries for lengthy spells as a kid due to illness, Lambert used this time around to learn voraciously and intensively research music. In 1922, Lambert gained a scholarship towards the Royal University of Music …

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