British music stars born in 1913

Here are 5 famous musicians from United Kingdom were born in 1913:

Walter Susskind

Walter Susskind (May 1, 1913 Prague-March 25, 1980) also known as Walter Süsskind or Süsskind, Walter was a British conductor.

His albums include The Great Composers, Volume 50: Holst, The Planets, John Barbirolli & Ginette Neveu Perform Sibelius, , , Má Vlast, Messiah (The London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir feat. conductor: Walter Susskind) and A Sound Spectacular.

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Stanley Black

Stanley Black (June 14, 1913 Whitechapel-November 27, 2002 London) also known as Francis Stevens, Martin Hughes, Sol Schwartz, Colin Dean, Solomon Schwartz or Stanley Black OBE was a British conductor, music arranger, pianist, film score composer, composer and bandleader.

His discography includes: France, The Music of Irving Berlin, Tropical Moonlight, Place Pigalle / The Music of Lecuona, Moonlight Cocktail / Sophisticat in Cuba, Some Enchanted Evening / Summer Evening Serenade, The Latin World of Stanley Black, Black Magic, Capriccio! and Cuban Moonlight / Tropical Moonlight.

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Vivien Leigh

Vivien Leigh (November 5, 1913 Darjeeling-July 8, 1967 London) also known as Vivian Mary Hartley, Vivling, Vivien, Lady Olivier, Lady Olivier, Lady Vivien Leigh Olivier, Vivian Leigh or Vivien Leigh, Lady Olivier was a British actor and singer. Her children are Suzanne Farrington and Suzanne Farrington.

Her albums include The Tales of Beatrix Potter: The Complete Vivien Leigh Recordings (Remastered).

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Sid James

Sid James (May 8, 1913 Hillbrow-April 26, 1976 Sunderland) also known as Joel Solomon Cohen, Sidney Joel Cohen, Sidney James, Sydney James, Solomon Joel Cohen, King of Carry On or One take James was a British actor, comedian and hairdresser. He had three children, Reina James, Sue James and Steve James.

Sid James was born in South Africa and worked as a hairdresser before moving to Britain in the 1940s. He began his acting career in the late 1940s, and went on to become a well-known television and movie actor. He became particularly famous for his roles in the popular "Carry On" film series, which began in the 1950s and lasted until the 1970s. James also appeared in a number of other films and television shows during his career. Unfortunately, he suffered a heart attack while performing in a play in Sunderland, England, in 1976, and passed away at the age of 62.

Additionally, Sid James was known for his distinctive gravelly voice and his ability to deliver funny and memorable one-liners. He was also skilled at physical comedy and appeared in several stage productions as well as on television and in films. One of his most famous roles was in the film "Carry On Cleo" (1964), where he played the character of Mark Antony opposite actress Amanda Barrie. James was a beloved figure in British comedy and his contributions to the entertainment industry are still appreciated today. He was posthumously awarded the "Rear of the Year" award in 1976.

In addition to his acting and comedic talents, Sid James was also known for his love of horses and horse racing. He was a regular at racetracks across England and even owned several racehorses, including "A Bird in the Hand" and "Galway Bay". James was also involved in several charitable causes, including supporting the Royal National Lifeboat Institution and the Variety Club of Great Britain. In 2012, a blue plaque was erected in his honor at his former home in South London. Despite his passing over 40 years ago, Sid James' legacy lives on through his iconic performances and contributions to British comedy.

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Ella Logan

Ella Logan (March 6, 1913 Glasgow-May 1, 1969 Burlingame) a.k.a. Georgina Allan, Ella Allan, Ina Allan or Logan, Ella was a British singer and actor.

Her albums: Are You Havin' Any Fun / Something I Dreamed Last Night and Ella Logan Sings Favorites from "Finian's Rainbow".

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