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Sir Howard Morrison

Sir Howard Morrison

Birth
Rotorua, Rotorua District, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Death 24 Sep 2009 (aged 74)
Rotorua, Rotorua District, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Burial Rotorua, Rotorua District, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Memorial ID 42302045 · View Source
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Entertainer, singer. Sir Howard Morrison, was a New Zealand icon in the entertainment industry. Born in Rotorua, he grew up in a Maori family from the Te Arawa tribe , proud of their heritage. He formed the Howard Morrison Quartet in the 1960's, and became a household name both in New Zealand and internationally. Awarded an OBE(Order of the british empire) in 1976, and later in 1990 he was knighted for services to entertainment. He was the uncle to actor Temuera Morrison. Still performing right up till his death, he passed away at his home in Rotorua, New Zealand in his sleep after suffering ongoing heart problems aged 74.


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  • Created by: Jeff J
  • Added: 23 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42302045
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sir Howard Morrison (18 Aug 1935–24 Sep 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42302045, citing Kauae Cemetery, Ngongotaha, Rotorua, Rotorua District, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand ; Maintained by Jeff J (contributor 46873996) .