Ivor Novello

Ivor Novello

David Ivor Davies, better known as Ivor Novello, was a Welsh composer and actor who became one of the most popular British entertainers of the first half of the 20th century.

songwriter, composer, musician, person, actor, Capricorn person, musical act, screenwriter, movie story contributor

Age at Death
58 years, 1 month and 19 days old
Albums
Gosford Park , Gosford Park
Attributes
male , dead
Birthday
the 15th of January
Born
January 1893 , 1893 , January 15th 1893 , the United Kingdom , Europe ,  …
Buried
Golders Green Crematorium
Composed
Perchance to Dream , The Dancing Years , Gay's the Word , King's Rhapsody , Theodore & Co ,  …
Did
die
Died
1951 , March 1951 , March 6th 1951 , the United Kingdom , London ,  …
Died During
1950s
First Name
Ivor
Full name
"David Ivor Davies"
Gender
male
Last Name
"Novello"
Nationality
welsh
Quotes
"You cannot isolate yourself from the crowd - even if you want to." , "When the cinematograph first made its appearance, we were told that the days of the ordinary theatre were numbered." , "We were asked to believe that the variety and the novelty of even the crude films of the early days would provide a means of entertainment which would cut out the stage." , "Things which do not require effort of some sort are seldom worth having." , "There is an atmosphere about the picture theatre that speaks of entertainment and relaxation. The charming surroundings, good music, and the fact that each visitor is determined to enjoy a few hours of holiday all exert an influence on the mind." ,  …
Residence
White Waltham, England
Starred in
The Lodger , Downhill , Bonnie Prince Charlie , The Triumph of the Rat , The White Rose ,  …
Wrote for Screen
Downhill

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