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Encyclopedia > Larry Adler

Lawrence "Larry" Cecil Adler, (February 10, 1914August 7, 2001), was an accomplished musician, widely acknowledged as one of the world's most skilled harmonica players. He was mostly known for his collaborations with musicians such as Sting, George Gershwin, Kate Bush and composer Ralph Vaughan Williams. February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A harmonica is a free reed musical wind instrument (also known, among other things, as a mouth organ, french harp, simply harp, or Mississippi saxophone), having multiple, variably-tuned brass or bronze reeds, each secured at one end over an airway slot of like dimension into which it can freely... Sting circa 1987 Gordon Matthew Sumner, CBE (born October 2, 1951), best known by his stage name Sting, is an English musician and formerly bassist and lead singer of The Police. ... George Gershwin photograph by Edward Steichen in 1927. ... Kate Bush (born Catherine Bush on July 30, 1958 in Bexleyheath, Kent, England) is a British singer-songwriter who has acquired a large number of extremely devoted fans since her debut in 1978 with the surprise hit Wuthering Heights, which was number 1 in the British music charts for 4... Ralph Vaughan Williams (October 12, 1872 – August 26, 1958) was an influential British composer. ...


Biography

Larry Adler was born in Baltimore, USA, he was from Jewish origin. He taught himself on harmonica playing and began playing professionally at the age of 14. This article is about the city in the US state of Maryland. ... The word Usa has more than one meaning: U.S.A. - The United States of America The United States Army Usa, Oita - A city in Japan The USA cable network USA Today national daily newspaper The University of Southern Alabama goes by the initials U.S.A. The patriotic cheer... The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination of these attributes. ...


Adler moved to the United Kingdom in 1949, having been forced to leave the USA after accusations of sympathising with communism. This led to a general sentiment of disregard for him in North America during the 1950s. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a country in western Europe, and member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the G8, the European Union, and NATO. Usually known simply as the United Kingdom, the UK, or (inaccurately) as Great Britain or Britain, the UK has four constituent... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... Communism is a term that can refer to one of several things: a social and economic system, an ideology which supports that system, or a political movement that wishes to implement that system. ... World map showing location of North America A satellite composite image of North America North America is the third largest continent in area and in population after Eurasia and Africa. ... Millennia: 1st millennium - 2nd millennium - 3rd millennium Events and trends Technology United States tests the first fusion bomb. ...


Apart from his career as a musician, Adler also made appearances in several movies. He was also known as a prolific letter writer, with his correspondence with the satirical magazine Private Eye becoming legendary. Larry wrote an autobiography - entitled It Ain't Necessarily So - in 1985, and worked as a food critic for Harpers & Queen for some time. Private eye may mean: A private investigator, a private detective for hire Private Eye, a satirical magazine This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The 1953 movie Genevieve brought him an Oscar nomination for his work on the soundtrack, although his name was originally kept off the credits because of McCarthyism blacklisting. 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Generally speaking, the term soundtrack refers to the recorded sound in a motion picture. ... McCarthyism, named after Senator Joseph McCarthy, was a period of intense anti-communism, and is also popularly known as the second Red Scare. ... A blacklist is a list or register of people who, for one reason or another, are being denied a particular privilege, service, or mobility. ...


Adler had four children, two grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He passed away peacefully in the St Thomas Hospital, in London, at the age of 87, on August, the sixth of 2001. Saint Thomas’ Hospital. ... Greater London and the Regions of England. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


 
 

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