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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st May 1973 Comedian Noel Fielding, Mighty Boosh, born in Westminster.
21st May 1966 Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Henry Cooper in London
21st May 1950 Born today: Roger Hodgson, London, rocker (Supertramp)
21st May 1920 Born today: Anthony Steel, London, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse)
21st May 1471 King Edward IV enters London and claims the throne.
Guildhall School of Music
The school where comic Dudley Moore learnt his love of the piano
Location: Guildhall School of Music, Silk Street, Barbican, EC2Y 8DT
Description: This is the college that comedian Dudley Moore learned his love for music and piano.
The Guildhall School of Music & Drama first opened its doors on 27 September 1880 to 62 part-time students in a disused warehouse here.
Other notable scholars here include Orlando Bloom, Guy Chambers, Daniel Craig, Dido, Joseph Fiennes, Sir James Galway, Sarah Lancashire, Sir George Martin, Alistair McGowan, Ewan McGregor, Julia McKenzie, Omar, Clive Rowe, Simon Russell Beale, Claire Rutter, Bryn Terfel, Marcia Warren, and Janice Watson.