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 Billy Mayerl

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Billy Mayerl

Birth
Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Death 25 Mar 1959 (aged 56)
Beaconsfield, South Bucks District, Buckinghamshire, England
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 53853030 View Source

Billy Mayerl, a highly competent pianist, best known for his novelty number "Marigold". There were other pieces named after flowers. In 1925 he gave the first British concert performance of Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue". He produced scores for musicals and appeared at the Royal Command Performance in 1940.

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