Sir John Dankworth (Composer)
Born: 20th September 1927, Woodford, Essex, England
Died: 6th February 2010, Marylebone, London
Sir John Phillip William Dankworth, CBE also known as Johnny Dankworth, was an English jazz composer, saxophonist, clarinetist and writer of film scores. With his wife, jazz singer Dame Cleo Laine, he was a music educator and also her music director.