English musicians born in 1905

Here are 14 famous musicians from England were born in 1905:

Robert Donat

Robert Donat (March 18, 1905 Withington-June 9, 1958 London) otherwise known as Friedrich Robert Donath, Don or Fritz was an English actor. He had three children, Joanna Donat, John Donat and Brian Donat.

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Michael Tippett

Michael Tippett (January 2, 1905 Eastcote-January 8, 1998 London) also known as Michael Kemp Tippet, Tippett, Michael or Sir Michael Tippet was an English composer and conductor.

His albums: Concerto for Double String Orchestra \ Corelli Fantasia (Academy of St Martin-in-the-fields feat. conductor: Sir Neville Marriner), Symphonies 1-4 / Suite form "New Year" (Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor Richard Hickox) (disc 1), Triple Concerto; Concerto for Orchestra (Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor Richard Hickox), A Child of Our Time (The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra), Piano Concerto / Ritual Dances, The Knot Garden / A Child of Our Time, A Child of Our Time, Tippett Conducts Tippett (Scottish Chamber Orchestra feat. conductor: Sir Michael Tippett), Piano Concerto / Fantasia on a Theme of Handel / Piano Sonatas (BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Martyn Brabbins, piano: Steven Osborne) and The English Connection. Genres he performed: 20th-century classical music and Opera.

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Constant Lambert

Constant Lambert (August 23, 1905 Fulham-August 2, 1951 London) a.k.a. Leonard Constant Lambert or Lambert, Constant was an English composer and conductor. He had one child, Kit Lambert.

His most important albums: Summer's Last Will and Testament / Rio Grande / Aubade (The Chorus of Opera North, Leeds Festival Chorus & English Northern Philharmonia feat. conductor: David Lloyd-Jones), Overture: The Bird Actors / Romeo and Juliet / Pomona and Piano Music by Malcolm Arnold & Constant Lambert. Genres: Incidental music, Ballet, 20th-century classical music and Ballet.

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William Alwyn

William Alwyn (November 7, 1905 Northampton-September 11, 1985 Southwold) also known as Alwyn, William, William Alwyn Smith or William Alwyn, CBE was an English conductor, composer, teacher, flutist, poet, musician, artist and film score composer.

His albums include Lyra Angelica / Autumn Legend / Pastoral Fantasia / Tragic Interlude, Elizabethan Dances / Oboe Concerto / Aphrodite in Aulis, Symphonies Nos. 1 and 3 (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra feat. conductor: David Lloyd-Jones), Chamber Music, Symphony no. 2 / Overture to a Masque / The Magic Island / Derby Day / Fanfare for a Joyful Occasion, Symphony no. 1 / Piano Concerto no. 1, , Symphony no. 3 / Violin Concerto, Symphony no. 4 / Elizabethan Dances / Festival March and . Genres: Opera.

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Florence Desmond

Florence Desmond (May 31, 1905 London-January 16, 1993 Guildford) also known as Forence Desmond, Desmond, Florence or Florence Dawson was an English actor, comedian and impersonator.

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Clifton Parker

Clifton Parker (February 5, 1905 Forest Hill, London-September 2, 1989 Marlow) also known as Edward John Clifton Parker was an English film score composer and composer. He had two children, Roselyn Ann Clifton Parker and Julia Stoneham.

His albums: Damn the Defiant! and H.M.S. Defiant / Behold a Pale Horse.

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Marjorie Westbury

Marjorie Westbury (June 18, 1905 Oldbury-December 16, 1989) was an English singer and actor.

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Elizabeth Poston

Elizabeth Poston (October 24, 1905 Hertfordshire-March 18, 1987) also known as Elisabeth Poston was an English , .

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Christian Darnton

Christian Darnton (October 30, 1905 Leeds-April 14, 1981) was an English , .

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Jule Styne

Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 London-September 20, 1994 New York City) a.k.a. Jules Styne, Julius Kerwin Styne, Julie, Julius Kerwin Stein or Julie Styne was an English songwriter, film score composer, television producer, actor and writer.

His most important albums: Funny Girl, Gypsy (1989 Broadway revival cast), Funny Girl (1968 film cast), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1949 original Broadway cast), Gypsy: A Musical Fable, Gypsy (1973 original London cast), Look to the Lilies (1970 studio cast) / Pleasures and Palaces (1965 Detroit cast), Do Re Mi (1960 original Broadway cast), Bells Are Ringing (1960 film cast) and Gypsy (2008 Broadway revival cast).

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Boyd Neel

Boyd Neel (July 19, 1905 England-September 30, 1981) also known as Neel, Boyd was an English , .

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Grahame Clifford

Grahame Clifford (December 25, 1905-January 26, 1984) was an English singer.

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Mantovani (November 15, 1905 Venice-March 29, 1980 Royal Tunbridge Wells) also known as Annunzio Paolo Mantovani, Mantovani and his Tipica Orchestra, Mantovani mit seinem Charmaine-Orchester, Annunzio Mantovani or Monty was an English bandleader, composer, conductor, violinist, actor, film score composer and music director. He had two children, Kenneth Mantovani and Paula Irene Mantovani.

His albums include Classic Love Songs (disc 1), Broadway Encores, Christmas Carols, Holy Night, Exodus / Great Films - Great Themes, Favorite Christmas Carols, Mr. Music..., Mantovani's Golden Hits, Songs to Remember / The Incomparable Mantovani and Gems Forever.

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Harry Revel

Harry Revel (December 21, 1905 London-November 3, 1958 New York City) was an English composer, film score composer and actor.

His albums include Music Out of the Moon.

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