On 6th June 1895 Lloyd Shakespeare was born in Leytonstone. He was a cornet and trumpet vistuoso who recorded many cornet solos with Ernest Rutterford on concertina. These were issued on the “Winner” record label.

A short extract from Weber’s Last Waltz


lloyd Shakespeare at 10 years old

                                                                       Lloyd Shakespeare and his Band

He went on to form a successful dance band and released many fine recordings on the Piccadily label