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Humphrey Lyttelton

Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: May 23, 1921 | Died: April 25, 2008    

Humphrey Lyttelton is descended from a long line of land-owning, political, military, clerical, scholastic and literary forebears. Not a musician among them. He claims to have most in common with a former Humphrey Lyttelton who was executed for complicity with Guy Fawkes in the Gunpowder plot.

He was born on May 23rd, 1921 in Eton College, where his father was a famous housemaster, and where he was subsequently educated. During the war, he served as an officer in the Grenadiar Guards and, on demobilisation, studied for two years at Camberwell Arts School.

In 1949, he joined the London Daily Mail as cartoonist, during which time he also wrote the story-line for Trog's 'Flook' cartoon” Trog being the nom de plume of clarinetist Wally Fawkes....
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    Triple Exposure

    Calligraph Records
    2004
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    A Tribute To Humph - Volume 4

    Calligraph Records
    1986
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    A Tribute To Humph - Volume 2

    Calligraph Records
    1985
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    Humphrey Lyttelton In Canada

    Calligraph Records
    1984
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    Humph At The Bulls Head

    Calligraph Records
    1984
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    It Seems Like Yesterday

    Calligraph Records
    1983
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    Once In A While

    Calligraph Records
    1978
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