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Sandy Wilson (born May 19, 1924) is a British composer and lyricist, best known for his musical, The Boyfriend (1954). Jump to: navigation, search May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search A composer is a person who writes music. ... A lyricist is an author of song lyrics. ... The Boyfriend (or The Boy Friend) is a musical by Sandy Wilson, first performed in the West End in 1954. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Wilson was born in Sale, England, and was educated at Harrow School and Oriel College, Oxford. Most of his work for the stage was material for revues, such as Slings and Arrows, Oranges and Lemons, and See You Later, starring such performers as Peter Cook. Sale is a town in Trafford in England, in the administrative area of Greater Manchester and the county of Cheshire. ... Harrow School Crest Harrow School is a British public school, located in Harrow on the Hill, in North West London. ... College name Oriel College Named after Blessed Virgin Mary Established 1324 Sister College Clare College Provost Sir Derek Morris JCR President Frank Hardee Undergraduates 304 Graduates 158 Homepage Boatclub Oriel College (in full: The House of Blessed Mary the Virgin in Oxford commonly called Oriel College, of the Foundation of... Jump to: navigation, search A revue is a type of theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches that satirize contemporary figures, news, or literature. ... Oranges and Lemons is an English nursery rhyme which refers to the bells of several churches, all within or close to the City of London. ... See You Later is a 1980 album by the Greek artist Vangelis. ... Peter Edward Cook (November 17, 1937 – January 9, 1995) was an English satirist, writer and comedian who is widely regarded as the father of the British satire boom of the 1960s. ...


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Sandy Wilson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (98 words)
Sandy Wilson (born May 19, 1924) is a British composer and lyricist, best known for his musical, The Boy Friend (1954).
Wilson was born in Sale, England, and was educated at Harrow School and Oriel College, Oxford.
Most of his work for the stage was material for revues, such as Slings and Arrows, Oranges and Lemons, and See You Later, starring such performers as Peter Cook.
Sandy Wilson - a potted biography - Guide to Musical Theatre (523 words)
Sandy Wilson was horn in the period of his most popular musical creation.
Wilson finally entered Oxford in 1946, where he joined the famous Oxford University Dramatic Society along with such fellow budding artistes as Kenneth Tynan, Donald Swann and John Schlesinger.
Wilson has proved to be neither quite as adventurous nor as popular.
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