Noel Gay biography

Noel Gay

Theatrical Composer

1898 – 1954

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Who was Noel Gay?

Noel Gay was born Reginald Moxon Armitage. He also used the name Stanley Hill professionally. He was a successful British composer of popular music of the 1930s and 1940s whose output comprised 45 songs as well as the music for 28 films and 26 London shows. Sheridan Morley has commented that he was "the closest Britain ever came to a local Irving Berlin".

His son, Richard Armitage set up the Noel Gay Artists agency and became an influential talent agent.

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Born
Jul 15, 1898
Wakefield
Also known as
  • Reginald Moxon Armitage
  • Stanley Hill
  • Reginald M. Armitage
Children
Nationality
  • England
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Royal College of Music
  • Christ's College, Cambridge
Died
Mar 4, 1954
London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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