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Bert Ambrose

Person  Male  Born 1896  Died 11/6/1971

Categories: Music / songs

Dance band leader.
Thought to have been raised in Stamford Hill.
Toured Britain with the young Vera Lynn. Temporarily retired to Hertfordshire to escape the WW2 air raids. When his music went out of fashion he turned to management and in 1958 discovered Kathy Kirby. Collapsed during a recording by Kirby for Yorkshire Television and died in Leeds Infirmary.

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When the May Fair Hotel opened in 1927 Ambrose took a job as band leader that...

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