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Krahmer, Carlo [real name William Max Geserick Krahmer] (1914–1976), jazz drummer and record producer, was born on 11 March 1914 at 22 Cropley Street, Shoreditch, London, the son of William Henry Charles Krahmer, hairdresser's assistant, and his wife, Phoebe Murrell. He suffered from defective vision from birth and taught himself to play the drums. He subsequently received tuition from ...


Harold Adolphus Phillips (1929–2000) by unknown photographer, 1961 [Phillips, sitting on left, with members of The Beatles] © KEYSTONE USA / Rex Features


Phillips, Harold Adolphus [known as Lord Woodbine] (1929–2000), calypsonian and music promoter, was born on 15 January 1929 in Laventille, Trinidad, the fifth of the seven children of James Phillips, a Venezuelan-born butcher, and his wife, Edna, who was originally from Grenada...