Ivor Novello

Welsh Composer + Singer and Actor
Born Jan 15, 1893
Hometown Cardiff
Died Mar 6, 1951
Other Names Davies, David Ivor

David Ivor Davies, better known as Ivor Novello, was a Welsh composer, singer and actor who became one of the most popular British entertainers of the first half of the 20th century. Born into a musical family, his first successes were as a songwriter. His first big hit was "Keep the Home Fires Burning", which was enormously popular during the First World War.… Read More

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1893 Birth Born on January 15, 1893.


1951 58 Years Old …  He was cremated at the Golders Green Crematorium, and his ashes are buried beneath a lilac bush and marked with a plaque that reads "Ivor Novello 6th March 1951 'Till you are home once more'." … Read More
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