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Humphrey Lyttelton (1921–2008)

Humph was born on May 23, 1921 in Eton College school, where his father was a housemaster and so he later attended England's most famous public school. During the War, he was an officer in the Grenadier Guards. After discharge, studied for two years at Camberwell Art School. But his love affair with the trumpet, which began in 1936, saw him form ... See full bio »

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 2010 Sir John Dankworth at the BBC (TV Movie) (performer: "Take the A Train")
 2008 I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue (TV Movie) (performer: "We'll Meet Again")
 2008 Humph's Last Stand (TV Movie) (performer: "Heavenless", "Trouble in Mind", "M25", "Cross a Busy Street", "I Got Rhythm", "Wham (Re-Bop, Boom-Bam)", "Mairzy Dotes") / (writer: "Cross a Busy Street")
 2007 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
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 1957 Woman in a Dressing Gown (music: "Jazz Jam Sesssion" - uncredited)
 1957 Rock Around the World (writer: "Bermondsey Bounce")
 1956 It's Great to Be Young! (performer: "Jam Session")
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Other Works:

Chairman of the long running BBC Radio programme, "I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue", the antidote to panel games.

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Alternate Names:

Humphrey Lyttleton and his Band
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He got to meet his idol, Louis Armstrong, at the 1948 Nice (France) Jazz Festival. Armstrong always spoke warmly of the man he called "that cat in England who swings his posterior off". See more »

Nickname:

Humph

Star Sign:

Gemini

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