Person    | Male  Born 27/8/1886  Died 21/12/1957

Eric Coates

Categories: Music / songs

Composer of light music, e.g. "The Dambusters March" for the film and "Sleepy Lagoon", possibly the best known melody in the UK, being the theme tune for the radio programme "Desert Island Discs". ("Archers" fans might dispute this.) Born Hucknall, Nottinghamshire. Died at the Royal West Sussex Hospital.

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Eric Coates

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Eric Coates - NW1

Eric Coates, 1886 - 1957, composer, lived here in Flat 176, 1930 - 1939. Engl...

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Eric Coates - NW11

Eric Coates, composer, lived in this house, 1925 - 1931. London Borough of Ba...

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