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Alexis Korner

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Alexis Korner

Person  Male  Born 19/4/1928  Died 1/1/1984

Categories: Music / songs

Countries: France

Musician. Born Alexis Andrew Nicholas Koerner in Paris. His family moved to Britain at the outbreak of World War II. He played with various bands and in 1961 formed 'Blues Incorporated' with harmonica player Cyril Davies, earning him the sobriquet 'Founding Father of British Blues'. In later years he became a television presenter. Died in the Westminster Hospital.

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