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Amis, John Preston (1922–2013), music critic and broadcaster, was born on 17 June 1922 in a nursing home at 80 Thurlow Park Road, Dulwich, London, the younger child of James Preston Amis (1886–1980) and his wife, Florence Mary, née Weight (1890–1963). At the time of his birth registration the family lived at ...

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Budden, Julian Medforth (1924–2007), musicologist and radio producer, was born on 9 April 1924 at Brynmor, The Promenade, Hoylake, Cheshire, the only son of Lionel Bailey Budden (1887–1956), lecturer in, and later professor of, architecture at Liverpool University, and his wife, Dora Magdalene, ...

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Fox, Charles Richard Jeremy (1921–1991), writer on jazz and radio broadcaster, was born on 7 April 1921 at 4 Clarence Buildings, Weymouth, Dorset, the son of Harold Fox, at the time an electrician with HMS Gibraltar, and his wife, Martha Mary Warren. The family moved to ...

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Keller, Hans Heinrich (1919–1985), broadcaster and writer on music, was born at Nusswaldgasse 13, Döbling, Vienna, Austria, on 11 March 1919, the son of the architect Fritz Keller (d. 1939) and his wife, Grete Grotte (1883–1959); he had one half-sister, Gertrud Franey (...

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Hans Heinrich Keller (1919–1985) by George Newson, 1984 © George Newson; National Portrait Gallery, London

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Kington, Miles Beresford (1941–2008), humorist, jazz critic, and broadcaster, was born on 13 May 1941 at Down County Infirmary, Downpatrick, co. Down, the elder son of William Beresford Nairn Kington (1909–1982), a brewer then serving as a captain with the 4th Royal Welch Fusiliers...

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Miles Beresford Kington (1941–2008) by unknown photographer, 2006 Rex Features

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Lloyd, Albert Lancaster (1908–1982), ethnomusicologist and radio and television broadcaster, was born on 29 February 1908 at 136A Trevelyan Road, off Tooting High Street, London, the son of Ernest Lancaster Lloyd, a draper's packer, and his wife, Mabel Emily Barrett. His father was an accountant's son from ...

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Robertson, Alexander Thomas Parke Anthony Cecil [Alec] (1892–1982), musicologist and broadcaster, was born on 3 June 1892 at 5 Western Parade, Southsea, Hampshire, the son of John Robert Stevenson Robertson (1859–1923), medical practitioner, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Macrory, of Scottish descent. He was educated at ...

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Ryan, (Michael) Desmond Henry (1816–1868), drama and music critic, the son of Michael Ryan (1784–1831), a well-known physician [see under Ryan, Michael (1800-1840)], was born at Kilkenny, Ireland, on 3 March 1816. He studied medicine at Edinburgh University from early in 1832, but had to leave when he found he could not cope with activities in the dissecting room. In 1836 he went to ...

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Philip Adrian Hope- Wallace (1911–1979) by Howard Coster, 1955 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Wallace, Philip Adrian Hope- (1911–1979), music and theatre critic, was born in London on 6 November 1911, the only son (there were two elder sisters) of Charles Nugent Hope-Wallace MBE, charity commissioner, and his wife, Mabel, daughter of Colonel Allan Chaplin, Madras army, of ...