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1933 in British music

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1933 in British music

This is a summary of 1933 in music in the United Kingdom.

Contents

Events

  • December - Edward Elgar, knowing he is suffering from cancer and does not have time to complete his Third Symphony, tells William Henry Reed: "Don't let them tinker with it, Billy - burn it!"
  • Popular music

  • "My Lucky Day" and "Happy Ending" by Harry Parr-Davies, performed by Gracie Fields.
  • Classical music: new works

  • Arnold Bax - Symphonic Scherzo
  • Arthur Bliss - Viola Sonata
  • Benjamin Britten - A Boy Was Born
  • Rebecca Clarke - The Tiger
  • Eric Coates - London Suite.
  • Gustav Holst
  • Brook Green Suite
  • Lyric Movement
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams - A London Symphony (revised)
  • Film and Incidental music

  • Bretton Byrd - Friday the Thirteenth
  • Colin Wark
  • Song of the Plough
  • Doss House
  • Musical theatre

  • 22 November - That's a Pretty Thing (Music: Noel Gay Lyrics: Desmond Carter Book: Stanley Lupino) opens at Daly's Theatre and runs for 103 performances.
  • Musical films

  • Aunt Sally, starring Cicely Courtneidge and Sam Hardy and featuring Debroy Somers and his Band. Directed by Tim Whelan.
  • Bitter Sweet, directed by Herbert Wilcox, starring Anna Neagle and Fernand Gravey
  • Facing the Music, directed by Harry Hughes, starring Stanley Lupino, Jose Collins and Nancy Brown
  • The Good Companions, directed by Victor Saville, starring Jessie Matthews and Edmund Gwenn
  • Happy, directed by Frederic Zelnik, starring Stanley Lupino, Dorothy Hyson, Laddie Cliff and Will Fyffe.
  • That's a Good Girl, starring Jack Buchanan, Elsie Randolph|
  • Births

  • 20 January - Gerry Monroe, singer (died 1989)
  • 7 February - Stuart Burrows, operatic tenor
  • 14 February - James Simmons, poet, literary critic and songwriter (died 2001)
  • 22 February – Katharine, Duchess of Kent, patron of music
  • 1 March – Gerry Bron, record producer and manager (d. 2012)
  • 14 April - Shani Wallis, actress and singer
  • 21 April - Ian Carr, jazz musician, composer, writer, and educator (died 2009)
  • 22 May – Don Estelle, actor and singer (died 2003)
  • 30 May - Michael Garrick, jazz pianist and composer (died 2011)
  • 10 June — Ian Campbell, folk singer (died 2012)
  • 15 July - Julian Bream, guitarist and lutenist
  • 23 July - Bernard Roberts, pianist (died 2013)
  • 29 July – Anne Rogers, actress, singer and dancer
  • 15 August - Rita Hunter, operatic soprano (died 2001)
  • 21 August – Dame Janet Baker, operatic mezzo-soprano
  • 23 August – Ian Fraser, Emmy-nominated composer, conductor, arranger and music director (died 2014)
  • 10 October – Daniel Massey, star of musical theatre (died 1998)
  • 21 October – Georgia Brown, actress and singer (died 1992)
  • 3 November - John Barry, film composer (died 2011)
  • 23 November - John Sanders, organist, conductor and composer (died 2003)
  • 10 December - Don Charles, singer and record producer (died 2005)
  • 30 December - Andy Stewart, singer (died 1993)
  • Deaths

  • 3 March - Robert Radford, bass singer, 58
  • 15 April - Ernest Bucalossi, British-Italian light music composer and arranger, 73
  • 10 September - Adrian Ross, English lyricist, 73
  • References

    1933 in British music Wikipedia


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