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Basil Hood

b. 5 Apr 1864, Yorkshire, Britain, d. 7 August 1917, London, Britain. After their studies at Wellington and Sandhurst, Hood became a normal officer within the United kingdom army. He started writing for United kingdom musical theatre, his initial short work getting The Gypsies (1890). He composed lyrics for Lionel …

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Vera Lynn

The mere reference to Vera Lynn’s name evokes images of London skies filled up with a barrage of balloons, and Britons riding out the German blitz in shelters and underground stations. England’s sweetheart through the attempting times of Globe Battle II, Lynn was still in her twenties when she got …

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George Webb

b. George Horace Webb, 8 Oct 1917, London, Britain. After playing piano around London, Webb was seduced with the revival motion and in 1942 shaped his personal traditional music group. The band became very popular with English enthusiasts, including over another couple of years leading lamps of the united kingdom …

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Richard Arnell

Arnell was educated on the Royal University of Music and taught in Trinity University of Music and Hofstra School. He also offered as music expert on the London Film College. Arnell’s many compositions consist of works for pretty much every moderate and in lots of designs. His most effective works …

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Wendy Toye

b. 1 Might 1917, London, Britain. Appearing around the stage from age four, at nine she offered her personal ballet, ‘The Japanese Story FROM THE Rainbow’, in the London Palladium. She danced inside a 1929 Aged Vic production of the Midsummer Night time’s Desire and through the 30s also danced …

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Max Jones

b. Ronald Maxwell Jones, 28 Feb 1917, London, Britain, d. 1 August 1993, Chichester, Sussex, Britain. A jazz enthusiast right away of his teenage years, Jones find out about the topic eagerly and searched for records by the countless performers he grew to admire. Energetic as an associate of jazz …

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