Humperdinck retains firm ties with Leicestershirewhere he spent much of his youth, and is a keen fan of Leicester City F. He has also been active in real-estate investments in Hawaii, Mexico, and the mainland United States.
In the latter half of the s, the singer bought the Pink Palace in Los Angeles, previously the home of Jayne Mansfield ; inhe sold the mansion to developers. The hotel flourished for a time, acquiring a reputation as an off-the-beaten-path gem. In later years, however, his ownership of the property was successfully challenged. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. English singer. This article is about the English singer. For the composer, see Engelbert Humperdinck composer. Engelbert Humperdinck performing in Las Vegas MadrasBritish India.
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Inde Paul orchestrated, played, and produced two classical records of compositions by Handel and Bach for Deutsche Grammophon and released "Air on a Heart String" backed with "Arrival of the Queen" with panflautist Horea Crishan.
This included work for the Channel Tunnel Group, which involved writing and producing an album of children's songs with an accompanying song colouring book for Eurotunnel 's mascot, entitled Marcus The Mole as well as film music for the children's film Gabrielle and the Doodlemanin which she had a starring role as an actress. De Paul also composed jingles for radio stations including Capital Radio. As well as being interviewed about her music and life, she played some of her most famous compositions, as well as a solo version of "Arrival of the Queen of Sheba" on a London roof top overlooking St Paul's Cathedral.
The complete show was aired on BBC One. Inshe was a judge on the television talent show New Faces and also on "Sky Star Search"  as well as a regular panellist on the television shows Call My Bluff Punchlines  and Blankety Blank. De Paul returned to the public spotlight in a different role in when she released a self-defence video for women called Taking Control. As well as starring in the video, both as the presenter and demonstrator of self-defence techniques, she co-wrote and was the producer for the theme song and incidental music with Ian Lynn.
She also presented a documentary about women's self-defence, called Eve Fights Backwhich won a Royal Television Society award. The programme showed the importance of self-defence for women, and she approached schools and universities to include the DVD in the curriculum. Inshe released her first album in 15 years entitled Just a Little Time.
It featured newly recorded and released songs, notably " Words Don't Mean a Thing " and "We Got Love", as well as reworked and updated versions of many of her classic hits, plus two club mixes of "Sugar Me" and "Getting a Drag".
In an LBC radio programme, de Paul discussed how it came about and how it got its title. Lorraine Chase who sang on the track, also discussed her role. Lionel Blair urged everyone should join the parade to promote London and Ian Album) provided a report from Stock Aitken Waterman 's Hit Factory, where the record was produced.
It was a children's album that told the story of Marcus the Mole and various other characters, as featured in the book by Cheryl Wilson. Inde Paul was featured on the cover of Saga Magazinepublished by Saga plc and a lengthy interview also appeared in the magazine where she discussed her early years, how she became a successful songwriter and her later four-year relationship with James Coburn where she lived with him in Los Angeles. De Paul stated for the first time that during this period she was in talks with Dolly Parton 's management, but that they mysteriously broke off.
She also spoke at length about her belief in the need for self-defence for women, giving the background to how she conceived the " Eve Fights Back " aka "Eve Strikes Back" TV documentary and the Bad But Beautiful (Vinyl Taking Control " video. Her longstanding contribution to the music industry was recognised in when de Paul received a Gold Badge Award.
Since she had trained as an artist at the Hornsey College of Art and was a talented cartoonist as evidenced from the gatefold album sleeve of her debut album, Surprise and other album sleeves she designedshe was employed as the resident cartoonist for OK!
She also provided cartoons for the women's magazine Chic with another series of pocket-cartoons entitled "Woman to Woman". Inde Paul briefly returned to acting and played the glamorous character 'Sheila Larsen' in the first episode of Kingdom Sing - Shirley Bassey - Good, the Stephen Fry drama series.
Peter Kingdom managed to clear up a feud between Sheila Larsen's two sons that starts after she dies suddenly and whose money apparently disappeared. She was also featured on a celebrity version of Cash in the Attic in March where she became a temporary auctioneer. She wrote the foreword for the book Medium Rare about the spiritual medium Liam Scott who is one of the UK's leading stage psychics. Certain songs have emotional associations in one's life. This was almost a coming of age. According to a news item on her website, she chose the songs she liked and researched the songwriters and people who made the records.
He asked her about her life, career and religious beliefs as well as what inspired her. She played the role of the American actress and gossip columnist Hedda Hoppertogether with Jeff Stewartwho portrayed the actor Gareth Hugheswho was Hopper's friend.
InPRS for Music established an annual Lynsey de Paul prize for emerging female singer-songwriters in honour of the singer-songwriter. I was 15 and I won the Lynsey de Paul Prize. In Marchde Paul was listed as one of the 65 iconic, most influential, women who have helped define the UK music industry from the s until the present day by Annie Rew Shaw in Women's Music News.
At least four of de Paul's songs have been used as the basis for other songs. The original recording of her song " Won't Somebody Dance With Me " featured on a playlist of songs that director Nicolas LP Refn circulated to the cast and crew of his LP The Neon Demon to get them into the right mood for filming  and this has been released on the album The Wicked Die Young.
In the film versionhis alter ego became "Kitten" and the de Paul reference was replaced by Dusty Springfield. The actor and writer Tom Conti told de Paul that he had written the book The Doctorand she put him in contact with the publisher Jeremy Robson who published the book. Michel Gaubert's special dinner-party playlist.
Robert Holmes, the founder of the musical group Love Bomb, was inspired to choose this name for the group because of the de Paul song of the same name. Her name as writer or co-writer is on a lot more songs than those you remember her for. For all her female and feminine attributes, she held her own with the toughest, including Sean Connery and James Coburn. Later, she learned self-defence and made documentaries on the subject, for other women.
She donated to charities that helped battered women. Later still, she admitted her father had been violently abusive. Much of her post-pop life was devoted to bringing focus to ways in which women could protect themselves, mentally and physically. She was a gifted musician, classically trained. She arranged and recorded various pieces of classical music, which she scored for her own style".
Close friend Esther Rantzen was quoted as saying "Lynsey was a close friend and neighbour and we saw a lot of each other. She was beautiful and ageless; she looked 35 and was so gifted. She was a writer and composer but she was also very clever with words, very witty. Obviously she sang and played the piano, but she was also an artist, she painted as well. In fact, she could do everything. I called her Renaissance woman. She really was quite outstanding".
De Paul never married. De Paul later stated that Connery's remarks and her upbringing with a violent father inspired her participation in campaigns to raise awareness against domestic violence. My first love will always be music. Prince Charles was also quite enamoured with de Paul. The two met at a charity dinner party at The Ritz in Piccadilly.
In his book Settling DownJames Whitaker, the Daily Mirror ' s royal editor, wrote, "Fellow guests that night sat entranced as the Prince grew more and more friendly towards Lynsey, clearly bowled over by the diminutive singer's looks and bubbly personality. She was a patron of the Spike Milligan Statue Memorial Fund and was present for the unveiling of the statue in his honour in September During the s de Paul bought a 'haunted' gothic style home in Holly Village,  Highgate before moving in the s to a Victorian mansion in Hampstead, in North London.
De Paul was a long-time campaigner for animal rights and shared her house with a three-legged cat called Tripod. Politically, de Paul was referred to as a supporter of the Conservative Party and appeared at the Tory conference along with other celebrities where she sang a jingle she had composed for the event. She put her career on hold at the end of the s until the end of to look after her ailing mother, who, until she died, was the company secretary for Lynsey de Paul Music Limited.
De Paul suffered a brain haemorrhage on the morning of 1 October at her home in Mill Hill and was later pronounced dead at Barnet General Hospital. She could do everything: she could sing, she could compose, she was an immensely talented artist.
She became a huge star but she was also a loyal and generous friend. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. English singer-songwriter. Musical artist.
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