British music stars born in 1934

Here are 21 famous musicians from United Kingdom were born in 1934:

Victor Feldman

Victor Feldman (April 7, 1934 Edgware-May 12, 1987 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Feldman, Victor was a British jazz pianist and percussionist.

His most well known albums: On Vibes, The Arrival of Victor Feldman, Departure Dates, Latinsville!, Suite Sixteen, Secret Of The Andes, To Chopin With Love, , Victor Feldman in London, Volume 2 and Victor Feldman in London, Volume 1. Genres he performed include Jazz.

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Anthony Gilbert

Anthony Gilbert (July 26, 1934 London-) is a British , .

Anthony Gilbert is a British mystery author who has written over thirty books. Gilbert's real name is Lucy Beatrice Malleson, but she wrote under several pseudonyms throughout her career. She is most well known for her mysteries featuring the detective Arthur Crook. Gilbert's writing style is characterized by intricate, well-plotted stories and strong character development. In addition to her mystery novels, Gilbert also wrote plays and short stories. She was awarded the Crime Writers' Association's Silver Dagger in 1986 for her novel "The Murder of Cissie Palmer." Gilbert passed away in 1973.

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David Lloyd-Jones

David Lloyd-Jones (November 19, 1934 London-) is a British conductor.

His albums: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 3 (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra feat. conductor: David Lloyd-Jones), Beni Mora / Somerset Rhapsody / Hammersmith / Egdon Heath / Invocation for Cello and Orchestra, Elizabethan Dances / Oboe Concerto / Aphrodite in Aulis, Symphony in G major / Concerto da Chiesa, Symphony no. 7 / Tintagel (Tone Poem), The Planets / The Mystic Trumpeter, Symphony no. 2 / November Woods, Symphony no. 3 / The Happy Forest, Checkmate / Mêlée Fantasque and Symphony no. 6 / Festival Overture.

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Dick Heckstall-Smith

Dick Heckstall-Smith (September 16, 1934 Ludlow-December 17, 2004 London) also known as Heckstall-Smith, Dick, Dick Hexall Smith, Richard Malden Heckstall-Smith, The Graham Bond Organization, Colosseum or Graham Bond Organisation was a British musician and film score composer.

Related albums: A Story Ended. Genres: Blues rock, Jazz fusion and Post-bop.

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Nimal Mendis

Nimal Mendis (March 29, 1934-) is a British singer, singer-songwriter and musician.

Genres related to him: Piano rock, Rock music and Pop music.

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Jonathan Miller

Jonathan Miller (July 21, 1934 London-) also known as Jonathan Wolfe Miller, Dr. Jonathan Miller, Sir Jonathan Miller, Sir Jonathan Wolfe Miller, Sir Jonathan Wolfe Miller, CBE or Jonathan W. Miller is a British presenter, physician, theatre director, opera director, sculptor, television director, television producer, film producer, actor, writer, film director, editor and humorist.

His albums: Beyond the Fringe.

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John Critchinson

John Critchinson (December 24, 1934 London-) is a British , .

Genres: Jazz and Jazz fusion.

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Tony Coe

Tony Coe (November 29, 1934 Canterbury-) also known as Coe, Tony is a British musician, composer, theatre director, clarinetist and saxophonist. He has one child, Gideon Coe.

His albums include Mer de Chine, Mainly Mancini, Jazz Piquant, Time, British-American Blue, Nutty and Blue Jersey. Genres he performed include Hard bop, Bebop and Post-bop.

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Jerry Lordan

Jerry Lordan (April 30, 1934 Paddington-July 24, 1995) a.k.a. Lordan, Jerry was a British , .

songwriter, musician, and composer. He is best known for writing the hit song "Apache", which was originally recorded by The Shadows in 1960 and has since been covered by numerous artists including The Incredible Bongo Band and Nas. Lordan started his music career as a jazz guitarist before transitioning to writing songs. He wrote a number of other successful songs, including "Diamonds" for Jet Harris and Tony Meehan, and "I'll Stay Single" for The Chantelles. Lordan was also an accomplished actor, appearing in a number of films including "Expresso Bongo" and "The Day the Earth Caught Fire". Despite his success, Lordan struggled with depression and committed suicide at the age of 61.

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Roger Norrington

Roger Norrington (March 16, 1934 Oxford-) a.k.a. Sir Roger Arthur Carver Norrington is a British conductor. He has one child, Tom Norrington.

His albums: , Violin Concerto, Má Vlast, Operatic Arias, Symphonie fantastique, op. 14, Maurerische Trauermusik / Requiem / Ave Verum Corpus, Symphonies Nos. 2, 8 (The London Classical Players feat. conductor: Roger Norrington), Symphony No. 9 (London Classical Players feat. conductor: Roger Norrington), Violin Concertos and Symphony no. 9 in C major, D. 944 "Great". Genres: Classical music.

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Tom Springfield

Tom Springfield (July 2, 1934 Hampstead-) also known as Springfield, Tom is a British singer, songwriter and record producer.

Genres he performed: Folk music and Pop music.

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Valerie Tryon

Valerie Tryon (September 5, 1934 Portsmouth-) a.k.a. Tryon, Valerie is a British pianist.

Her albums include The Joy of Piano, Debussy Songs, Complete Piano Music, Volume 17: Schubert Song Transcriptions 2 and Scherzos & Ballades.

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Tony Walton

Tony Walton (October 24, 1934 Walton-on-Thames-) also known as Anthony John Walton is a British art director, costume designer, production designer and set designer. He has one child, Emma Walton Hamilton.

Tony Walton has had a prolific career in both the film and theater industry. He started his career in the 1950s as a scenic artist for the theater company Old Vic. In the 1960s, he transitioned to designing sets and costumes for Broadway productions. He won his first Tony Award in 1961 for his set and costume designs for the musical "The World of Susie Wong."

In the following decades, Walton went on to work on numerous films, including "Mary Poppins," "The Wiz," and "Murder on the Orient Express." He received Academy Award nominations for his work on "Mary Poppins" and "Murder on the Orient Express."

Throughout his career, Walton has been known for his unique visual style and attention to detail. He has also served as a mentor to many young designers in both the theater and film industry.

In addition to his work as a designer, Walton has also worked as a director and producer. He has directed several productions for the theater and also directed the film "The Boy Friend" in 1971.

Walton has been recognized with numerous awards for his contributions to the arts, including induction into the Theater Hall of Fame in 2000.

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Judi Dench

Judi Dench (December 9, 1934 Heworth-) also known as Judith Olivia Dench, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Judith Olivia "Judi" Dench, Dame Judith Olivia "Judi" Dench, CH, DBE, FRSA, Dame Judith Olivia Dench, CH, DBE, FRSA, Dame Judith Olivia Dench or Dame Judi Dench, CH DBE FRSA is a British actor, author, voice actor, theatre director and musician. She has one child, Finty Williams.

Dench made her professional debut on stage with the Old Vic Company in the mid-1950s and went on to have a successful career in theatre, appearing in numerous productions with the Royal Shakespeare Company and other major theatre companies in England. She is also well known for her film and television work, having received numerous awards and nominations for her performances in works such as "Shakespeare in Love," "Mrs. Brown," and the James Bond franchise. In addition to her acting career, Dench has published several books and is a patron of several charities, including the Alzheimer's Society and the Wildlife Trusts.

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John Standing

John Standing (August 16, 1934 London-) a.k.a. John Ronald Leon, Sir John Standing, Sir John Ronald Leon Standing, 4th Baronet or John Leon is a British actor. His child is Alexander John Leon.

Standing started his acting career in the 1960s, with roles in stage productions such as "A Taste of Honey" and "The Caretaker." He later appeared in various British TV series including "The Avengers," "The New Avengers," and "The Bill." He has also acted on the big screen, in films like "The Elephant Man" and "The Avengers" (1998).

In 2004, Standing was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) for services to drama. He is also known for his voiceover work, including narrating the audiobook versions of several Agatha Christie novels.

Standing comes from a distinguished family, as his great-grandfather, Sir Ronald Leon, was the Lord Mayor of London in 1899 and his father, Sir John Edward Leon Standing, was a member of Parliament.

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Noel Harrison

Noel Harrison (January 29, 1934 Kensington-October 19, 2013 Exeter) also known as Noel John Christopher Harrison was a British singer, actor and athlete. He had five children, Cathryn Harrison, Harriet Harrison, Simon Harrison, Will Harrison and Chloe Harrison.

His albums: The Windmills of Your Mind.

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Hamilton Camp

Hamilton Camp (October 30, 1934 London-October 2, 2005 Los Angeles) also known as Hamid Hamilton Camp, Robin Camp, Hamid Camp, Bob Camp or Robin Kamp was a British singer, actor, songwriter, voice actor, composer and musician. He had one child, Hamilton Camp Jr..

His albums include Paths of Victory and Sweet Joy.

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Harrison Birtwistle

Harrison Birtwistle (July 15, 1934 Accrington-) a.k.a. Sir Harrison Paul Birtwistle, Birtwistle, Sir Harrison Paul or Sir Harrison Birtwistle is a British composer. His child is called Adam Birtwistle.

His albums: Harrison Birtwistle: The Woman And The Hare, The Triumph of Time / Gawain's Journey (The Philharmonia Orchestra feat. conductor: Elgar Howarth), Punch and Judy (Soloists of the London Sinfonietta feat. conductor: David Atherton), Secret Theatre / Tragoedia / Five Distances / Three Settings of Celan (Pierre Boulez, Ensemble Intercontemporain), The Fields of Sorrow / Verses for Ensembles / Nenia: The Death of Orpheus, Music for Winds and Percussion, Carmen Arcadiae Mechanicae Perpetuum / Silbury Air / Secret Theatre (London Sinfonietta), Refrains and Choruses (Galliard Ensemble), Pulse Shadows and Theseus Games / Earth Dances. Genres he performed include Ballet, 20th-century classical music, Opera and Incidental music.

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Colin Bailey

Colin Bailey (July 9, 1934 Swindon-) also known as Bailey, Colin is a British musician and drummer.

Bailey is best known for his work with the jazz legend, Stan Getz. He began his professional career at the age of 17 playing drums in various English bands. After moving to the United States in 1960, Bailey joined the quartet of pianist/composer/arranger Benny Golson, which led to a long and fruitful career as a jazz drummer. In addition to his time with Getz, he played with other jazz greats such as Joe Pass, Monty Alexander, and other big names in the industry. Bailey has also been a respected educator and author, having written several instructional books on drumming and jazz history.

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John Picard

John Picard (May 17, 1934 Tottenham-) is a British trombonist.

He began his career in the 1950s, playing with popular bands such as the Ted Heath Orchestra and Johnny Dankworth Seven. Picard gained recognition for his unique style, incorporating bebop and swing influences into his playing. He later joined the BBC Radio Orchestra and became a regular studio musician, performing on numerous film soundtracks and television shows. In addition to his career as a performer, Picard taught at the Royal Academy of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he helped to train the next generation of trombonists. He was awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2009 for his services to music.

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Bernard Bresslaw

Bernard Bresslaw (February 25, 1934 Stepney-June 11, 1993 Regent's Park) also known as Bernie was a British actor. He had three children, James Bresslaw, Mark Bresslaw and Jonathan Bresslaw.

Bresslaw began as a stand-up comic before transitioning to acting, appearing in numerous British television shows and movies throughout the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. He became a regular cast member on the popular comedy series "The Army Game" in the 1960s and also appeared in several "Carry On" films, a popular series of British comedy films. Bresslaw was known for his tall stature, standing at 6'7", and his distinctive deep voice. He also had a successful stage career, appearing in productions such as "Oh, What a Lovely War!" and "One for the Pot". Bresslaw passed away at the age of 59 from a heart attack.

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