Kenneth Alford

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Birth Name: Kenneth Alford

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: February 21, 1881

Date Of Death: May 15, 1945

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Kenneth Alford was born on the 21st of February, 1881. He was popular for being a Composer. Born Frederick Joseph Ricketts and better known by the professional name Kenneth J. Alford, this composer of military marching band music wrote such famous pieces as The Vanished Army, The Voice of the Guns, and Colonel Bogey. His compositions made the saxophone a fixture in military bands.

Kenneth Alford was born in England. When he was just fourteen years old, he joined the band of the Royal Irish Regiment. Later, after graduating from the Royal Military School of Music, he moved to South Africa and became the 2nd battalion bandleader for the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders infantry regiment. In 1921, he turned down an opportunity to rise through the Royal Army’s ranks in order to continue his musical career. He maintained his low military status, but happily led the Royal Marines band.

Kenneth Alford was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Kenneth Alford was born in 1880s.

Kenneth Alford is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Kenneth Alford’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Kenneth Alford’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Kenneth Alford kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Kenneth Alford was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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REAL NAME: Kenneth Alford
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Kenneth Alford was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Kenneth Alford was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Kenneth Alford had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Kenneth Alford’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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