Land - Clive Lythgoe
Clive George Lythgoe (9 Apr 1927, Colchester, Essex – 4 Sep 2006), was
a leading British
classical pianist of the 1950s and 1960s, popular in both the UK and
the United States. He was known to American audiences as "London's
Liberace", he frequented Carnaby Street and claimed to have inspired
the Beatles' choice of collarless suits after Brian Epstein spotted him
wearing a Pierre Cardin creation.
Clive Lythgoe was well-spoken, good-looking and a natural communicator,
his several television series helped to popularize classical music in
the UK and the USA.
You can read much more about Clive Lythgoe on Wikipedia.
Clive Lythgoe's father was Thomas Lythgoe, a RAMC sergeant major.
Clive Lythgoe's mother was Mabel E Bostock.
They married in January quarter 1920, registered West Ham, Essex. They
had (at least) two children:
- Eileen Lythgoe (died c. 2001/02). Eileen Lythgoe was Clive's
elder sister and she had a daughter Johanna.
- Clive George Lythgoe (SEE ABOVE)
Clive Lythgoe's British passport was issued on 20 November 1951. You
view his 1961