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.
Person | Male Born 27/8/1886 Died 21/12/1957
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It seems likely that this tavern and pleasure gardens took the name of a publican with the foreign name 'Pimlico'. There were many places of entertainment nearby and the whole area became known as...
In 1898 The Gramophone Company moved into the building with the plaque and started to record popular songs often performed by music hall stars in the West End. The studio, which used primitive tech...