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Ivor Cutler (1923–2006) by Angela Deane-Drummond, 1974 Getty Images

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Cutler, Ivor (1923–2006), humorist and singer, was born Isadore Cutler on 15 January 1923 at 3 Ralston Drive, Govan, Glasgow, the second son and third of five children of Jack Morris Cutler, draper and jeweller, and his wife, Paulina (Polly), née Goldberg. Both his parents were Jewish, and had arrived in ...

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de Paul, Lynsey [real name Lynsey Monckton Rubin] (1948–2014), songwriter, singer, and pianist, was born on 11 June 1948 at Nuffield House, Southwark, London, the younger child of Herbert Paul Rubin (1912–1988), property developer, and his wife Meta, née...

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Vaughan, Frankie [real name Frank Fruim Ableson] (1928–1999), popular singer, was born on 3 February 1928 at Liverpool Maternity Hospital, the son of Isaac Ableson, an upholsterer, and his wife, Leah, née Cossack, a seamstress. He was the grandson of Russian Jewish immigrants and was later inspired to take the stage name ...

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Amy Jade Winehouse (1983–2011) by Venetia Dearden, 2008 ©Venetia Dearden; © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Winehouse, Amy Jade (1983–2011), singer and songwriter, was born on 14 September 1983 at Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield, the younger child of Jewish parents, Mitchell (Mitch) Winehouse (b. 1950), an extroverted taxi driver, and his American-born wife, Janis Holly, née Seaton, a studious pharmacist's laboratory technician. Her brother, ...