Eric Coates
(1886-1957)

Died aged c. 71

Eric Coates (27 August 1886 – 21 December 1957) was an English composer of light music and a viola player.

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Commemorated on 4 plaques

This view across the sea to Bognor Regis inspired Eric Coates to compose 'By The Sleepy Lagoon' in 1930. It became the signature tune for 'Desert Island Discs'

East Beach, Selsey, United Kingdom where they inspired

Eric Coates composer lived in this house 1925 to 1931

7 Willifield Way, Golders Green, NW11, London, United Kingdom where they lived

The Uncrowned King of Light Music In this house the famous composer Eric Coates lived learned to play the violin and wrote his early musical works

182 Beardall Street, Hucknall, United Kingdom where they lived , learned to play the violin , and wrote his early musical works

Eric Coates 1886-1957 Composer lived here in Flat 176 1930-1939

Chiltern Court, Baker Street, NW1 5SG, London, United Kingdom where they lived (1930-1939)