Cliff Townshend

Cliff Townshend

Born Jan 28, 1917

Clifford Blandford Townshend was an English jazz musician noted for playing the saxophone in The Royal Air Force Dance Orchestra, popularly known as The Squadronaires. He was described by acquaintances as a quiet man with a wry sense of humor. He also played clarinet in the band and was respected by his peers as a talented and accomplished musician. His eldest son, Pete, gained renown as guitarist and principal composer for the seminal rock band The Who.… Read More

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1916 Birth Cliff Townshend was born to Dorothy (née Blandford) and Horace Townshend on 28 January 1916. … Read More


1986 70 Years Old Died on June 29, 1986.
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