Person    | Male  Born 17/8/1926  Died 5/7/2007

George Melly

Categories: Music / songs

Jazz and blues singer and writer. Born Liverpool. Died at home in London.

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George Melly

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Spirit of Soho Mural

Interesting that Coca Cola are specifically mentioned on the panel but not as...

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Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson

Singer, actor (also athlete and civil rights activist). Born Princeton, New Jersey to a former slave, who educated himself to become a theologian and who had great expectations of his son, expectat...

Person, Cinema, Music / songs, Race Issues, Seriously Famous, Theatre, USA

1 memorial
William Reeve

William Reeve

Composer.  Born London.  1783 took a composing job at Astley's Amphitheatre.  Went on to compose at Covent Garden and Sadler's Wells theatres amongst others.  Died at home in Marchmont Street.

Person, Music / songs

1 memorial
Fitzroy "Bunny" Simpson

Fitzroy "Bunny" Simpson

A member of the Jamaican harmony trio Mighty Diamonds (see Donald "Tabby" Shaw for more information). Simpson died, aged 71, of a combination of Covid-19 and diabetes just 3 days after Shaw had bee...

Person, Music / songs, Jamaica

1 memorial
Frank Bates

Frank Bates

Lead vocalist with the Southern Syncopated Orchestra. Born in Barbados, he joined the orchestra initially as a banjo player. He died with seven other members of the band in the sinking of the SS Ro...

Person, Music / songs, Caribbean Islands

1 memorial
The Triffids

The Triffids

Australian. Relocated to London in August 1984. We guess their name came from the novel "The Day of the Triffids".

Group, Music / songs, Australia

1 memorial