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Richard Stilgoe
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Born in Camberley, Surrey
Born on 28th of March 1943

Born 1943 - Songwriter and musician.

Educated at Clare College, Cambridge and was a member of Cambridge University Footlights. Became well known on the BBC programme Nationwide and Esther Rantzen’s That’s Life. Has written and presented many BBC radio programmes including Hamburger Weekend, Used Notes, Stilgoe's Around and Richard Stilgoe's Traffic Jam Show. Wrote the lyrics for the musical Cats and collaborated on the show The Phantom of the Opera. Has received an honorary doctorate and an OBE.

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