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Bolan, Marc [real name Mark Feld] (1947–1977), musician and poet, was born on 30 September 1947 in Hackney, London, the second child of Simeon Feld, cosmetics salesman (1920–1991), and his wife, Phyllis Winifred, née Atkins (1927–1991). The energy of 1950s rock'n'roll captivated the young ...


Marc Bolan (1947–1977) by Keith Morris, 1972 © Keith Morris; collection National Portrait Gallery, London


Hudson, Robert (d. 1596), poet and musician, was associated with the court of King James VI of Scotland, and a musician of James's Chapel Royal. At the formation of 'the kingis hous' on 10 March 1568, Hudson was listed as one of the '...