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Celebrating Chaplin


The great film maker's under-appreciated musical talents are the focus of this year's 130th anniversary celebrations

I'm chuffed that I have been allowed to evangelise about Charlie Chaplin in The Guardian. He was born 130 years ago, on 16 April, and in this anniversary year, his musical talents are finally being recognised with events around the world. My article is a very quick snapshot of his story with music and an attempt to help people take his musical contributions more seriously.

Here is my Guardian article.

Here are some of the events worldwide.

My article on Chaplin's relationship with the violin.

And six things musicians can learn from Chaplin.

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