Ivor Novello

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Birthday
15, 1893
Birthplace
Cardiff, Wales
Death Date
Mar 6, 1951 (58)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
15, 1893
Birthplace
Cardiff, Wales
Death Date
Mar 6, 1951 (58)

About

Welsh-born actor and songwriter who wrote and starred in numerous London West End musicals, including Glamorous Night and The Dancing Years.

Before Fame

During the World War I years, he wrote a popular song entitled "Keep the Home Fires Burning."

Trivia

In 1955, the Ivor Novello Awards were established in his memory to honor British songwriters and composers.

Family Life

He was born in Cardiff, Wales to David Davies and Clara Novello Davies.

Associated With

He starred in two Alfred Hitchcock silent films: The Lodger and Downhill.