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Humphrey Lyttleton
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Born in Eton, Berkshire
Born on 23rd of May 1921
Died on 25th of April 2008

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Born 1921 - 2008 English jazz trumpeter and bandleader.

Taught himself to play cornet. After WWII played trumpet with George Webbís Dixielanders. Formed own band in 1948. Founded own record label Calligraph in 1984, recorded with Acker Bilk in 1992. Also known as jazz broadcaster and writer and host of radio panel show Iím Sorry I Havenít a Clue (1972-).

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The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it - John Ruskin
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