Cliff Townshend
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Cliff Townshend

Jazz Musician + Peer + Guitarist
Male
Born Jan 28, 1917
Died Jun 29, 1986
Genres Jazz
Instruments Clarinet + Saxophone
Performed With The Squadronaires

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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Family

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Cliff Townshend
Cliff Townshend
d.1986

parents

  • Horace Townshend
    Horace Townshend
    Father
  • Dorothy Blandford
    Dorothy Blandford
    Mother

children

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

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

LATE ADULTHOOD

1986 70 Years Old Died on June 29, 1986.
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