A player of both the xylophone and piano. Also composes music (marches and light opera), and has had CDs of his work releaed, including "Moore Music" in 1999.
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Sir Patrick Moore FRAS | Dr. Patrick Moore | Sir Patrick Moore
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The trouble is the BBC now is run by women and it shows soap operas, cooking, quizzes, kitchen-sink plays. You wouldn't have had that in the golden days. I would like to see two independent wavelengths - one controlled by women, and one for us, controlled by men. (Speaking in 2007)
He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 1968; the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1988; and Knighthood of the Order of the British Empire in 2001 for his services to astronomy and broadcasting.