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Robert Kenneth Wilson

R.K. Wilson was HoaxDoc or PhotoDoc?

In these scientific times, people are pretty sceptical about monsters. But Nessie, the Lock Ness monster, has always had a lot of credibility. First, tourists and the locals kept on seeing something strange surging to the surface in Loch Ness. Second, there was that famous fuzzy photo showing its long neck rising out of the waters of Loch Ness. Everybody thought that the photo was genuine, because it was taken by a Pillar of the Community, the London medical doctor and ex-military man – Colonel Robert Kenneth Wilson. Continue reading Robert Kenneth Wilson

London Medical Orchestra

London Medical Orchestra exists since 1954

The London Medical Orchestra was formed in 1954, consisting mainly of refugee doctors and dentists from central Europe, conducted by Dr Hans Ucko and led by Dr J Bachner. It combined with the Three Hospitals Orchestra in 1964. Although many of the present members of the Orchestra are not members of the medical or ancillary professions, the Orchestra continues to have as its main purpose the supporting of medical charities through fund-raising concerts. Among former conductors are Norman Del Mar, Colin Davis and Bernard Keefe. Mr Dickson Wright was president for many years. Sir Adrian Boult and Jacqueline du Pré are among our past Vice Presidents.

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Jonathan Miller

Jonathan Miller is DirectorDoc, TVDoc, ACtorDoc, WriterDoc, JokeDoc and more

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Sir Jonathan Wolfe Miller, CBE (born 21 July 1934) is an English theatre and opera director, actor, author, television presenter, humourist, and medical doctor. While training in medicine, and specializing in neurology, in the late 1950s, he first came to prominence in the early 1960s with his role in the comedy revue Beyond the Fringe with fellow writers and performers Peter Cook, Dudley Moore and Alan Bennett. Continue reading Jonathan Miller

Jeffrey Tate

Jeffrey tate is ConductorDoc and PianoDoc

Jeffrey Tate CBE (born 28 April 1943, Salisbury – 2 June 2017 Bergamo) was an English conductor.

Tate was born with spina bifida, and also has kyphosis. His family moved to Farnham, Surrey when he was young and he attended Farnham Grammar School between 1954 and 1961 gaining a State Scholarship to Cambridge University, where he directed theatre productions. Tate initially read medicine at Christ’s College, Cambridge (1961–64), specializing in eye surgery.[1] He later worked at St Thomas’s Hospital, London, before giving up his clinical career to study music at the London Opera Centre. He became a repetiteur and a coach at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, under the tutelage of Sir Georg Solti.[2] Continue reading Jeffrey Tate