Henry Hall

1898 - 1989

Henry was an instrumental figure during the dance band era in Britain from the 1920s to 1950s. With his unassuming manner and proven musicianship, Hall led the BBC Dance Orchestra to even greater popularity than ever before.

He made his first broadcast for the British Broadcasting Company in 1924 and achieved national recognition after replacing Jack Payne as leader of the BBC Dance Orchestra in 1932



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