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Geoff Love

(1917-1991), Musical director

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In 1955 Geoff Love formed his own band for the television show On the Town, and went on to make numerous recordings. His first hit was a cha-cha-cha, Patricia, in 1948. He was a constant presence on radio and television as a personality, composer, musical director, arranger, accompanist and, from 1959 as 'Manuel and his Music of the Mountains'.

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Geoff Love, by Derek Allen - NPG x45661

Geoff Love

by Derek Allen
modern bromide print from original negative, 1955
NPG x45661


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Mrs Sheila Gibbs formally from Winchester.

05 April 2018, 09:50

Geoff Love married Joy Peters from Winchester, Hampshire. This was about 1942. She was the daughter of Hyde School Headmaster. Geoff frequently visited and supported Wakes Colne Special School, Colchester.

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