Birthplace of British rock 'n roll and the popular music industry. Mickie Most started as a singing waiter here. Owen Adams provides a huge amount of information.
Place, Music / songs, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink
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 o...
Person, Music / songs
The 'Argyll Rooms' venue opened in 1806. A new building was designed, as part of the Regent Street redevelopment, by John Nash himself, to provide a concert hall, other public rooms and shop space...
Building, Music / songs
Composer. Born in King Street, Covent Garden. Wrote "Rule Britannia" in the Dove Pub, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, it is said. Buried in St. Paul's Church, Covent Garden.
Dancer, singer, actor. Born and died America. Brother and sister, Frederick and Adele Austerlitz, started as children as vaudeville performers. Between 1917 and 1932 they appeared in musical shows ...
Person, Music / songs, Seriously Famous, Cinema, Dance, USA
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Born: 7/12/1858, 161 years ago
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