Wincott, Charles Avolo Selim 1870-19.nov.1954 Spain, Madrid - England, London Lambeth
xylophonist, stage name Selim Avolo, 14.dec.1870 as British citizen baptized as Avolo Selim Wincott at the British Chapel in Oporto Portugal, 2.apr.1871 already simply called Charles 3 months old born in Madrid boarding with his 21 year old artist father, his 24 year old artist mother and 3 year old sister born in Berlin all with surname Avolo at the Crown Hotel in London Holborn, by 1893 he had formed his xylophone trio the Avolos, 25.apr.1896 arrived with his wife and his trio members from Southampton at New York, the week of 20.apr.1896 the Avolos trio debuted at the Music Hall of Hammerstein's Olympia Theatre on Broadway New York, he made his own instruments of 30 year old rosewood, 1901 as musician with wife Lillian, son Charles and brother Edward visiting/boarding with a Philadelphia family at 96 Camberwell New Road in London Lambeth, 1907 he was called Selim Avolo of the Avoloses, the xylophone experts, 12.dec.1916 as music hall artist while residing at 54 Bellefield Road in London Brixton enlisted in the Army, 14.may.1920 he arrived at New York from a trip to Oporto Portugal and La Plata Argentina with his son Charles Selim and his brother Edward (all artist), 14.jul.1924 arrived from New York at Southampton, 1924 residing with his son and his brother Edward (all actor) at 32 Shaftesbury Avenue in London, 1928 residing with his brother Edward at 24 Gresham Road in London Brixton, 1951-1953 residing with his son and his brother Edward at 39 Gresham Road, he died in a hospital at 1 West Park Road in Epsom ; son of artist/professor of gymnastics Charles 'Avolo' Wincott (London Old Ford 1849-5.feb.1915 Surrey, Brixton) and artist Gertrude Agnes Bridges (Lambeth bap.30.aug.1846-13.oct.1888 Liverpool) ; brother of composer Edward Wincott (Leipzig 1873-) ; 27.jul.1893 at Holy Trinity Church in London Lambeth he married artist Lillian Josephine Jee (New York City 1874-1913 London) of the 'Musical Jees' ; son artist Charles Selim Avolo Wincott (London Kensington 17.aug.1895-14.aug.1963 while residing at 26 Sandwich Street Pancras he died at Middlesex Hospital Marylebone) ; 12.dec.1916 in Lambeth he married artist Florence Davison (1889-)

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[] Big guns.March and two-step. Piano
dedication : Dedicated to my friends Polk & Kollins
"By S. Avolo of the xylophone Avolos, as played by them with unprecedented success"
pub Howley, Haviland & Dresser, New York City 1901

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