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Addinsell, Richard

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Born: 1904 AD
Died: 1977 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Composers

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1904 - Born on the 13th of January  in Oxford, England. 1925 - He went to the Royal College of music and continued his musical education in Berlin, Vienna after

                  studying at Hertford College, Oxford.  1941 - He wrote the song titled "Warsaw Concerto" for the film, Dangerous Moonlight. 1942 - He collaborated with Joyce Grenfell, for both West End revues (including Tuppence Colored and Penny

                   Plain) and Grenfell's one-woman shows. 1947 - He wrote the broadway adaptation of Alice in Wonderland , staring Bambi Linn. 1958 - He wrote the short orchestral piece "Southern Rhapsody", which was played every morning at the start

                  of black-and-white TV broadcasts by the former Southern Television company in southeastern

                  England for eleven years. 1977 - He died on the 14th of november in London.


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