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Lynsey de Paul (1948–2014)

Trained in classical music, London-born pianist Lynsey de Paul entered art college and turned her hand to designing album sleeves as a means to boost her income. This awakened her interest in songwriting and some of her first tunes were recorded by other artists in 1971. In 1972, after co-writing her first hit single for The Fortunes ("Storm in a ... See full bio »

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(age 66) in London, England, UK

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 2014/II Long Live the King (music supervisor) (pre-production)
 1990 Hearts of Gold (TV Series) (composer: theme music)
 1984 Gabrielle and the Doodleman (music arranger) / (musician)
 1977 The Rag Trade (TV Series) (composer: theme music)
 1977 Hi! Summer (TV Series) (composer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
  Yes, Honestly (TV Series) (composer - 13 episodes, 1977) (performer - 13 episodes, 1977)
- We Are What We Are... Aren't We? (1977) ... (composer: theme song) / (performer: theme song - uncredited)
- I Can't Place the Face But the Name Is Familiar (1977) ... (composer: theme song) / (performer: theme song - uncredited)
- Bringing Up Babuska (1977) ... (composer: theme song) / (performer: theme song - uncredited)
- So If It's a Wrong Number Why Did You Answer the Phone? (1977) ... (composer: theme song) / (performer: theme song - uncredited)
- What Beats a Running Flush - Five Aces? (1977) ... (composer: theme song) / (performer: theme song - uncredited)
 1977 The New Mickey Mouse Club (TV Series) (songwriter - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (1977) ... (songwriter)
  No, Honestly (TV Series) (composer - 13 episodes, 1974 - 1975) (performer - 13 episodes, 1974 - 1975)
- Surprise Surprise (1975) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme music)
- Only Make Believe (1974) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme music)
- Bed, Beautiful Bed (1974) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme music)
- Plenty of Shoulder, Not Much Wheel (1974) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme music)
- Having Them Back (1974) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme music)
 1974 Pilger (TV Series) (composer: theme music)
 1967 The Golden Shot (TV Series) (composer: theme "Golden Day")
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Other Works:

Voted in as a Performing Right Society (PRS) Board Director in 2006. See more »

Publicity Listings:

31 Interviews | 26 Articles | 13 Pictorials | 17 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' (1.52 m)
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Trivia:

In Patrick McCabe's book "Breakfast on Pluto", about the life of a gender confused Irish teenager in the 1970's, she has a chapter named after her. Another chapter, called "Dancing on a Saturday Night" quotes the lyrics from this well known Lynsey De Paul song. See more »

Trademark:

Large blue eyes and long beautiful blonde hair See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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