Dorrian, Danny

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Name
Dorrian, Danny Gender: F
born on 8 September 1922 at 23:30 (= 11:30 PM )
Place Leith, Scotland, 55n59, 3w10
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Clifford
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 15°28' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 13°46 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 01°23'



Biography

Scottish jazz pianist who started playing the harmonica from age four and by age seven had passed all exams set by the London School of Music. Working as an electrician to support his talent, he was able to focus full time on his musical career from age 20 and in 1948 established a quartet. During the '70s and '80s he was a freelance piano player appearing in hotels and restaurants throughout Edinburgh.

Dorrian married in 1956. He died 10/05/1995, at the age of 72.

Events

  • Social : Joined group 1948 (Established a musical quartet)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1956

Source Notes

Frank C. Clifford quotes Caroline Gerard from B.C., British Entertainers, 1997

Categories

  • Lifestyle : Work : Work alone/ Singular role (Solo piano performances)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work in team/ Tandem (Quartet and seven-piece band)
  • Vocation : Building Trades : Electrician (Initially)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Jazz piano)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Jazz