British music stars born in 1927

Here are 27 famous musicians from United Kingdom were born in 1927:

Sylvia Anderson

Sylvia Anderson (March 25, 1927 London-) also known as Anderson, Sylvia or Sylvia Thamm is a British screenwriter, voice actor, film producer, costume designer and television producer. Her children are Gerry Anderson Jr. and Jacqueline Dee.

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Alan Freeman

Alan Freeman (July 6, 1927 New South Wales-November 27, 2006) was a British disc jockey and radio personality.

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Patrick Allen

Patrick Allen (March 17, 1927 Nyasaland-July 28, 2006 London) also known as John Keith Patrick Allen was a British actor and voice actor. He had two children, Stephen Allen and Stuart Allen.

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Benny Green

Benny Green (December 9, 1927 Leeds-June 22, 1998 Surrey) otherwise known as Bernard Green was a British saxophonist, author and radio broadcaster. He had one child, Leo Green.

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John Hopkins

John Hopkins (July 19, 1927 England-September 30, 2013 Melbourne) was a British conductor.

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Ross McManus

Ross McManus (October 20, 1927 Birkenhead-November 24, 2011 England) a.k.a. Ronald Patrick Ross MacManus was a British singer, trumpeter and musician. His children are called Elvis Costello, Liam MacManus, Ronan MacManus, Kieran MacManus and Ruari MacManus.

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Peter Cundall

Peter Cundall (April 1, 1927 Manchester-) also known as Cundall is a British soldier, presenter, conservationist, gardener and environmentalist.

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Ralph Kohn

Ralph Kohn (December 9, 1927 Leipzig-) is a British , .

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Johnny Dankworth

Johnny Dankworth (September 20, 1927 Woodford, London-February 6, 2010 Marylebone) also known as J. Dankworth, John Dankworth, John Phillip William Dankworth, Dankworth, John, Dankworth, Johnny, Sir John Dankworth, The John Dankworth Quintet, Johnny Dankworth and His Orchestra, The Johnny Dankworth Quintet or Sir John Phillip William Dankworth was a British composer, film score composer, clarinetist and saxophonist. He had two children, Jacqui Dankworth and Alec Dankworth.

His albums: Modesty Blaise, What the Dickens!, Misty, Zodiac Variations, England's Ambassador of Jazz, 5 Steps to Dankworth, London to Newport and Shakespeare and All That Jazz. Genres he performed include Cool jazz.

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John Joubert

John Joubert (March 20, 1927 Cape Town-) also known as J. Joubert or Joubert, John is a British composer and professor.

Genres he performed include Classical music.

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Charlie Williams

Charlie Williams (December 23, 1927 Royston-September 2, 2006 Barnsley) also known as Charles Adolphus Williams or Williams, Charlie was a British , .

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Ken Dodd

Ken Dodd (November 8, 1927 Liverpool-) otherwise known as Kenneth Arthur Dodd, Ken Dodd O.B.E. or Doddy is a British comedian, singer, songwriter and actor.

His albums include All the Songs I Love, Happiness: The Very Best Of, Love Is Like a Violin, The Song of the Diddymen, His Greatest Hits and Tears. Genres he performed: Comedy.

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Kenneth McKellar

Kenneth McKellar (June 23, 1927 Paisley-April 9, 2010 Lake Tahoe) a.k.a. Mckellar, Kenneth was a British singer.

His most important albums: A Man Without Love, Ecco Di Napoli, Kenneth McKellar - The Decca Years 1955-1975 (Disc 2), The Bluebells of Scotland and The Decca Years 1955-1975 - Disc 1.

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Bill Le Sage

Bill Le Sage (January 20, 1927 London Borough of Hackney-October 31, 2001 Ealing) also known as Sage, Bill Le, Bill LeSage, William Alfred Le Sage or William A. Le Sage was a British musician, music arranger, composer, film score composer, pianist, bandleader and vibraphonist.

His most well known albums: Twice Times Keyboard, and Road to Ellingtonia.

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Ronnie Scott

Ronnie Scott (January 28, 1927 Aldgate-December 23, 1996 London) also known as Scott, Ronnie or Ronald Schatt was a British saxophonist.

His albums include When I Want Your Opinion, I'll Give It to You and The Couriers of Jazz. Genres: Jazz.

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Wilfred Josephs

Wilfred Josephs (July 24, 1927 Gosforth-November 17, 1997 London) also known as W. Joseph was a British composer and film score composer. He had two children, Claudia Josephs and Philippa Josephs.

Genres he performed include Ballet, Opera, Chamber music and 20th-century classical music.

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Bill McGuffie

Bill McGuffie (December 11, 1927 Glasgow-March 22, 1987) a.k.a. McGuffie, Bill or William McGuffie was a British film score composer, conductor and pianist.

His albums include Dr. Who & The Daleks, Dr. Who & The Daleks / Music From Invasion Earth 2150 AD and . Genres he performed: Film score.

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Laurie Johnson

Laurie Johnson (February 7, 1927 Hampstead-) otherwise known as Laurence Reginald Ward Johnson or Mr. Johnson is a British composer, bandleader and film score composer.

His albums: The Music of Laurie Johnson, The Avengers, Cult TV Themes, The Professionals, The Rose and the Gun: The Music of Laurie Johnson, The Professional: The Best of Laurie Johnson and First Men in the Moon.

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Ivor Emmanuel

Ivor Emmanuel (November 7, 1927 Margam-July 20, 2007 Málaga) also known as Ivor Lewis Emmanuel was a British singer and actor.

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Danny Moss

Danny Moss (August 16, 1927 Redhill-May 28, 2008 Perth) was a British musician and bandleader.

Related albums: Weaver of Dreams and Steamers. Genres he performed: Jazz and Hard bop.

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Danny La Rue

Danny La Rue (July 26, 1927 Cork-May 31, 2009 Royal Tunbridge Wells) a.k.a. Daniel Patrick Carroll, La Rue, Danny, Danny La Rue, OBE or the Drag Queen was a British drag queen, actor and entertainer.

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Tony Hiller

Tony Hiller (July 30, 1927 United Kingdom-) also known as Hiller, Tony is a British record producer and singer-songwriter.

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Denis Quilley

Denis Quilley (December 26, 1927 Islington-October 5, 2003 London) also known as Denis Clifford Quilley, Dennis Quilley or Denis Clifford Quilley OBE was a British actor.

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Leopold David de Rothschild

Leopold David de Rothschild (May 12, 1927 London-April 19, 2012) was a British banker.

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Geoffrey Palmer

Geoffrey Palmer (June 4, 1927 London-) a.k.a. Geoffrey Dyson Palmer or Palmer, Geoffrey is a British presenter and actor. His children are called Harriet Palmer and Charles Palmer.

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Tony Brent

Tony Brent (August 26, 1927 Byculla-March 1, 1993) was a British singer.

Genres he performed include Traditional pop music.

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Johnny Keating

Johnny Keating (September 10, 1927 Edinburgh-) also known as Johnny Keating, Keating, John, Keating, Johnny, J. Keating, Keating, J. or John Keating is a British conductor, film score composer, songwriter and music arranger.

His albums include Space Experience, An Astromusical Odyssey, Space Experience 2 and Hotel / Kaleidoscope. Genres he performed include Orchestra.

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