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Lauderic Caton

(1910—1999) guitarist and composer


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b. 31 August 1910, Arima, Trinidad, West Indies, d. 9 February 1999. Cited by some as ‘Britain’s first champion of the electric guitar’, Caton passed on his knowledge of that instrument, first imported into Britain shortly before World War II, to legions of students - some of whom would become world-famous. Among his most famous pupils, for one lesson at least, was the legendary guitarist from the Shadows, Hank B. Marvin.

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From Encyclopedia of Popular Music in Oxford Reference.

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