Grey, Clifford [real name Percival Davis] (1887–1941), lyricist, was born on 5 January 1887 at 106 St Luke's Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, the only child of George Davis, a whip manufacturer, and his wife, Emma Lowe. In 1899 Davis entered the Camp Hill Boys' School...
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Kelly, Frederick Septimus (1881–1916), composer and oarsman, was born on 29 May 1881 at 47 Phillip Street, Sydney, Australia, the seventh child and fourth son of Thomas Hussey Kelly (1830–1901) of Glenyarrah, Double Bay, Sydney, an Irish-born businessman with interests in wool and tin who founded the ...
Maker: Augustin de Saint-Aubin
Philidor, François-André Danican (1726–1795), musician and chess player, was born at Dreux, France, on 7 September 1726, the youngest child from his second marriage, to Elisabeth Leroy, of André Danican Philidor ‘l'aîné’ (c.1647–1730), composer, instrumentalist, and librarian, the presiding genius of the ...