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Humphrey Lyttelton

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Illustrated with the author's witty drawings throughout, this memoir covers all aspects of Humph's life. He recalls his early yearsas the son of a famous housemaster at Eton, where he was educated.Hedescribes servingin the Grenadier Guards during the war, and, on demobilization, studying for two years at Camberwell Arts School. In 1949 he joined the Daily Mail as cartoonist, wrote the storyline for Trog's Flook cartoon, and also signed a recording contract with EMI. He had the first British jazz record to get into the Top20 in 1956 with Bad Penny Blues.A man with a large, passionatecult following,he has stories to share from his regular live appearances with his band, as the irrepressible chairman of BBC Radio 4's popular nonsense quiz showI'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, and as the presenter of The Best of Jazz since 1967.

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Author(s):
Humphrey Lyttelton
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1905798172
ISBN-13:
9781905798179
Publisher:
Robson
Title:
Humphrey Lyttelton

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Illustrated with the author's witty drawings throughout, this memoir covers all aspects of Humph's life. He recalls his early yearsas the son of a famous housemaster at Eton, where he was educated.Hedescribes servingin the Grenadier Guards during the war, and, on demobilization, studying for two years at Camberwell Arts School. In 1949 he joined the Daily Mail as cartoonist, wrote the storyline for Trog's Flook cartoon, and also signed a recording contract with EMI. He had the first British jazz record to get into the Top20 in 1956 with Bad Penny Blues.A man with a large, passionatecult following,he has stories to share from his regular live appearances with his band, as the irrepressible chairman of BBC Radio 4's popular nonsense quiz showI'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, and as the presenter of The Best of Jazz since 1967.

Author(s):
Humphrey Lyttelton
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1905798172
ISBN-13:
9781905798179
Publisher:
Robson
Title:
Humphrey Lyttelton

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