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Name  Edward Stanelli
Role  Actor
Died  February 12, 1961

Movies  The Adventures of Jane, Give Me the Stars
Music director  The Adventures of Jane, Greek Street

Edward Stanelli (16 June 1895 – 12 February 1961) was an Irish actor, musician and composer. He is best known for his appearance in the 1949 film The Adventures of Jane.


Early life

De Groot was born in Dublin and studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London, where he was awarded the James Tubbs and Sons Prize for his violin playing in 1909.


Stanelli became a conductor and composer, and his work Atlantis was performed by the London Symphony Orchestra and the Hallé Orchestra in 1946, which sometimes he conducted. He later began a comedic double-act called Stanelli and Edgar. He continued solo working for the BBC from 1935. His Hornchestra was popular with radio audiences, and he made his television debut in April 1937.

He appeared in and composed the soundtrack for Greek Street (1930) and The Adventures of Jane (1949). He also acted in the films Hearts of Humanity (1936), Old Mother Riley Overseas (1943) and Dear Mr. Prohack (1949) all in small bit-parts.


Stanelli died in Datchet, Berkshire, England in 1961 from undisclosed causes.


Edward Stanelli Wikipedia

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