Eric Coates (1886-1957) was an English composer, primarily of light music, including much film music.
Born on the 27th August 1886 in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, Coates belonged to a musical family. He studied at the Royal Academy before playingthe viola under Henry Wood's baton in the Queen's Hall Orchestra.
Chronic pain forced him to give up playing the viola, and he concentrated on his considerable powers as a composer. Much of his music is still well-known, such as the theme of… read more
|1||Play on youtube||By The Sleepy Lagoon||3,310 listeners|
|2||Dambusters March||598 listeners|
|3||Play on youtube||The Dam Busters March||581 listeners|
|4||Play on youtube||Calling All Workers||530 listeners|
|5||Knightsbridge March||294 listeners|
|6||The Dambusters March||219 listeners|
|7||De Magische Klok||192 listeners|
|8||London: Knightsbridge||188 listeners|
|9||Sleepy Lagoon||181 listeners|
|10||The Dam Busters||165 listeners|