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Question 1: Amongst his early champions was ________.
Adrian BoultMalcolm SargentThomas BeechamEdward Elgar

Question 2: He died in ________ having suffered a stroke and was cremated at the Golders Green Crematorium.

Question 3: Eric Coates (27 August 1886 – 21 December 1957) was an English composer of ________ and a viola player.
Friday Night is Music NightBeautiful musicEasy listeningLight music

Question 4: Eric Coates was born in ________ in Nottinghamshire, the son of a doctor, and studied music at the Royal Academy of Music in London from 1906, receiving viola lessons from Lionel Tertis.
LinbyEastwood, NottinghamshireBulwellHucknall

Question 5: It has had a recent resurgence in popularity, featuring on a number of ________.
MiniDiscUniversal Media DiscCompact DiscDigital Audio Tape

Question 6: Coates made a number of 78 rpm recordings of his music, initially for ________ and then for Decca (released in the U.S.
Legacy RecordingsRCA RecordsSony Music EntertainmentColumbia Records

Question 7: Coates is also well-known for his contribution to the ________ for The Dam Busters (1954); he composed the famous main title march.
Hans ZimmerJohn WilliamsFilm Score MonthlyFilm score

Question 8: The last movement of this, "Knightsbridge", was used by the ________ to introduce their radio programme In Town Tonight.
BBCTG4Raidió Teilifís ÉireannNorwegian Broadcasting Corporation

Question 9: His songs, some with lyrics by ________ and Fred E. Weatherly, are less well remembered, despite their initial success.
SpiritualismSherlock HolmesSpiritualism (beliefs)Arthur Conan Doyle

Question 10: Eric Coates at the ________
Internet Movie DatabaseBox Office MojoAmazon.comCDNOW


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