#338 Johnny Dankworth / Rachel Roberts – 20 September 1927

John Dankworth

Sir John Phillip William Dankworth, CBE (20 September 1927 – 6 February 2010), 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.

Rachel Roberts

Rachel Roberts (20 September 1927 – 26 November 1980) was a Welsh actress noted for her fervour and passion; Roberts is best remembered for her forthright screen performances in two key films of the 1960s, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning and This Sporting Life, in both of which she played the older mistress of the central male character.

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Dankworth
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rachel_Roberts_(British_actress)

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