Biography

Jack Hylton (July 2, 1892–January 29, 1965) was an English band leader and impresario.

He was born in Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire and died in London.

In 1965 a televised tribute to Hylton called The Stars Shine for Jack was held in London at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. It included many artists including Arthur Askey, The Crazy Gang, Marlene Dietrich, Dickie Henderson, and Shirley Bassey.

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