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Carlo Krahmer

b. 11 March 1914, London, Britain, d. 20 Apr 1976, London, Britain. Blind from delivery, Krahmer trained himself to try out drums and in his early twenties became a specialist musician, playing 1st within an all-blind music group. Teaming up with George Shearing, the blind pianist, Krahmer produced his first …

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Hubert Gregg

The author of the Uk standard “Probably IT IS BECAUSE I’m a Londoner,” Hubert Gregg was also an actor, novelist, and broadcaster. Delivered July 19, 1914 in London, he afterwards went to the Webber-Douglas College of Performing and Dramatic Artwork, subsequently showing up in some jobs for the Birmingham Repertory …

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Donald Albery

b. Donald Arthur Rolleston Albery, 19 June 1914, London, Britain, d. 14 Sept 1988, Monte Carlo. A maker and theatre-owner, Albery originated from a family group steeped in theatrical background – his paternal grandfather was the playwright Wayne Albery, and his dad was Sir Bronson Albery, who founded what became …

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Leonard Feather All Stars

b. 13 Sept 1914, London, Britain, d. 22 Sept 1994, LA, California, USA. After learning piano, Feather advanced his musical passions by teaching himself organizing and in the first 30s produced several record sessions, adding charts and ratings. Among the music artists for whom he worked well in such capacities …

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Leonard Feather

The acknowledged dean of American jazz critics, Leonard Feather was also a renowned composer and producer, writing perennials including “Evil Gal Blues,” “Blowtop Blues,” and “How Blue IS IT POSSIBLE TO Get?” in addition to helming debut periods by upcoming legends Dinah Washington and Sarah Vaughan. Delivered Sept 13, 1914, …

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Eric Crozier

Librettist, manufacturer, and stage movie director Eric Crozier was most carefully identified using the functions of composer Benjamin Britten, despite the fact that he had liked broad knowledge with a far more far-reaching repertory. Period has produced clearer still the subtlety and invention of his librettos and his knowledge of …

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