Clive Lythgoe

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Birthday
9, 1927
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 4, 2006 (79)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
9, 1927
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 4, 2006 (79)

About

Popular 1950s and 1960s classical pianist who was called Britain's answer to Liberace.

Before Fame

He was considered a protégé of legendary pianist Myra Hess.

Trivia

He had great success in England on television and radio. His TV series The Lythgoe Touch lasted for 85 weeks, and his radio show My Piano and I lasted 52 weeks.

Family Life

His father was a Royal Army Medical Corps sergeant major. His parents were hoping he would become a lawyer or accountant.

Associated With

His recordings of American music were so admired that President Jimmy Carter instructed them to be added to the White House Library.

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