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GEORGE FORMBY JR


GEORGE FORMBY JR


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: George Hoy Booth
 
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer , Ukulele, UK
Known For: Composer, Actor, Comic
 
Instruments: Voice, banjo, Ukulele
Music Styles: Popular Music
 
Location: United Kingdom
 
Web Site: http://www.georgeformby.co.uk/index.html
 
Date Born: 26th May 1904
Location Born: Wigan, United Kingdom
 
Date Died: 6th March 1961
Location Died: Preston, United Kingdom
Cause Of Death: Heart attack
Memorial: George Formby was buried in the Booth family grave.On 15 September 2007 a bronze statue of Formby was unveiled in his home town of Wigan, Lancashire, in the town's Grand Arcade Shopping Centre.
 
Summary: George was born at 3 Westminster Street,Lancashire, the eldest of seven surviving children, four girls and three boys. His father James Booth was George Formby, Sr. 1875-1921 one of the great music hall comedians of his day. Fully the equal of his son's later success.
 
 
 
 
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