Role Musical Artist
Name Louis Clark
|Years active 1974-present|
Education Leeds College of Music
|Born 27 February 1947 (age 68) (1947-02-27) |
Origin Kempston, Bedfordshire, England
Associated acts Electric Light Orchestra, ELO Part II, The Orchestra, Renaissance, Annie Haslam, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Music groups Electric Light Orchestra (1974 – 1986), The Orchestra (Since 2000), ELO Part II
Nominations Juno Award for International Album of the Year
Albums Hooked on Classics, Hooked on Classics 2 ‑ Can't Sto, Symphonic Beatles, Hooked On Instrumental Classics, Hooked on Classics 3 ‑ Journey T
Similar People Mik Kaminski, Kelly Groucutt, Richard Tandy, Bev Bevan, Eric Troyer
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Louis Clark (born 27 February 1947 in Kempston, near Bedford, Bedfordshire, England) is a British musical arranger and keyboard player.
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- Electric Light Orchestra
- Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
- English Pops Orchestra
He trained at Leeds College of Music.
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Electric Light Orchestra
He was the conductor of the orchestra and choir hired to back Electric Light Orchestra's sound, introduced on their album Eldorado in 1974. He assisted Jeff Lynne and Richard Tandy in writing string arrangements as well. He later played synthesizers for the band during their Time tour. In 1983 he returned to conduct the strings on the Secret Messages album. In 1986 he played keyboards with ELO on their small number of live dates.
Later he also joined the tour for ELO Part II in celebration of the band's 25th Anniversary. He continues to work with ELO successor group The Orchestra.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
In 1977 he arranged the music of Renaissance for their Albert Hall concert with the RPO.
In the early eighties he conducted the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on a series of records under the title Hooked on Classics.
In 1985 he again worked with Renaissance singer Annie Haslam and the band's lyricist Betty Thatcher with the RPO to produce the album "Still Life".
English Pops Orchestra
In 2011 Louis Clark was made president of the English Pops Orchestra, and returned to performing Hooked on Classics 'LIVE' with the EPO using many of the players that recorded the original albums.
Sourced from Louis Clark's official website - all albums performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra unless otherwise stated.