Sidney Jones

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Birthday
17, 1861
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 29, 1946 (84)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
17, 1861
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 29, 1946 (84)

About

Former conductor and occasional composer, arguably most known for creating scores for musical comedies during the Edwardian and Victorian periods.

Before Fame

He took instruction under Sir Robert Stewart while enrolled at Trinity College in Dublin.

Trivia

One of his most successful collaborations was the musical comedy The Happy Day, which was a huge commercial success in 1916.

Family Life

He had five children with Kate Linley, whom he married in 1885.

Associated With

He and war hero Lord Edward Carson both studied at Trinity College in Dublin.