Spurgin, Anthony 'Tony' Martin (pseud: A Picon) 11.nov.1910-3.jul.1998 England, London Marylebone - Sussex, Hastings
pianist, hornist, bandmaster, born at 35 Welbeck Street Cavendish Square in a family with housemaid, nursemaid and cook, 1937-1938 as musical director residing at 13 New Cavendish Street in London Marylebone, 1962 he moved from London to Sussex, 1962-1967 residing at High View in Burwash East Sussex and bandmaster of the Burwash Band, 1968-1972 residing at 2 The Ridge in Hastings Sussex and bandmaster the Pevensey Silver Band and the Sussex Brass of Hastings which played at his funeral service ; son of physician Percy Bertram Spurgin (London Marylebone 18.aug.1874-17.feb.1963 Burwash, High View) and Hilda Gertrude Mildred (Surrey, Reigate 1876-1967 Sussex, Worthing)

[an unknown source gives erroneously born 1907]

Title Parts

[L] Foursome for brass
pub B. Feldman & Co., London 1971
Cosy Brass Quartet

[] A Babe is born. Christmas carol
words traditional
pub Augener, London 26oct1933

[] Deux grotesques. Band
published under pseudonym A. Picon
pub Wm. Paxton & Co. Ltd., London 26may1950

[] Crown of laurel. Violin and orchestra
pub Francis Day, Paris 1953

[] London river. Violin and orchestra
pub Francis Day, Paris 1953

[] Vodka. Russian dance. Brass band
pub Studio Music Co., London 1961

[] Discourse. Oboe and piano
pub New Wind Music Co., London 1965
[] 1 - Pastorale
[] 2 - Frolic
[] 3 - Promenade
[] A touch of Irish. Cornet and brass band
pub B. Feldman, London 1966

[] The Ever Readies. Quick march. Military band
pub Boosey & Hawkes, London 1967

[] Four ceremonial fanfares. E flat soprano trumpet, three B flat trumpets, two tenor trombones and bass trombone
pub Boosey & Hawkes, London 1968
[] 1 - Windsor
[] 2 - Whitehall
[] 3 - Knightsbridge
[] 4 - Westminster
[] A Wealdon rhapsody. Fanfare. 1973
[] Lions and martlets. Brass band
pub British and Continental Music Agencies, London 1974

[] Break for Horns. Horn and brass band
pub Studio Music Company, London 1977

[] The Duke of York's Patrol. Brass band
pub Studio Music Company, London 1978

[] Music in the night. Trombone and brass band
pub Studio Music Company, London 1979

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