Alan Clare

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Birthday
31, 1921
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 29, 1993 (72)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
31, 1921
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 29, 1993 (72)

About

Known for his nuanced style and detailed knowledge of chord progressions and tunes. He was called the musician's musician and pianist's pianist.

Before Fame

He was wounded while serving in World War II after which he joined Sid Milward's comedy band.

Trivia

He was a fixture on the London jazz scene both before World War II and after, especially on the West End.

Family Life

He taught himself piano and at age 15 was playing professionally.

Associated With

He provided music for 1984's The Young Visitors in which Tracey Ullman played the role of Ethel Monticue.