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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Did You Know?
I was in hospital once and I watched a whole episode of EastEnders
(1985). I suppose it's true to life. But so is diarrhoea - and I don't want to see that on television.
In 1957 on the programme, The Sky at Night
(1957), he opened his mouth to speak and a fly flew in. Ever the professional, Moore swallowed the fly in front of millions of viewers and carried on with the show. He later told his family of his ordeal, and got no sympathy from his mother, telling him "it was worse for the fly"!