John Dankworth

John Dankworth

Born: September 20, 1927

Died: February 6, 2010

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Biography: Sir John Phillip William Dankworth, CBE, known in his early career as Johnny Dankworth, was an English jazz composer, saxophonist and clarinetist. He was the husband of jazz singer Dame Cleo Laine, who survives him; they married in 1958.