Person    | Male  Born 17/5/1921  Died 1/9/1957

Dennis Brain

Categories: Music / songs

Classical horn-player. Born London into a family of horn-players. Killed aged 36 when the sports car he was driving crashed in Hatfield, on the way back to London from an engagement in Edinburgh.

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Dennis Brain

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Dennis Brain

Dennis Brain, 1921 - 1957, horn-player, lived here. English Heritage

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Novello family

Novello family

Musicians, singers and music publishers. Occupied 69 Meard Street, 1834-1898. Father Vincent born 1781. Not related to Ivor.  The publishing company is now part of the Music Sales Group. Had print...

Group, Journalism / Publishing, Music / songs

3 memorials
Roy Wykes

Roy Wykes

Drummer. He played with George Webb's Dixielanders.

Person, Music / songs

1 memorial
Lady John Manners

Lady John Manners

There is sheet music dated 1873 for a song "True for ever" with words and music by Lady John Manners and Virginia Gabriel. Could this be the same LJM who opened our garden? We hope so.

Person, Music / songs

1 memorial
Joi

Joi

'Dubstep' music team founded by brothers Farook and Haroon Shamsher. Their music is a mixture of dee-jaying and electronics. Apparently, the best way to recognise a dubstep track or mix is by the s...

Group, Music / songs

1 memorial
Ewan MacColl

Ewan MacColl

Folk singer, songwriter, dramatist, Marxist. Born James Miller in Salford, Lancashire. Three wives: theatre director Joan Littlewood, movement teacher Jean Newlove (with whom he had Kirsty MacColl)...

Person, Literature, Music / songs, Politics & Administration, Theatre

1 memorial