Leslie Thompson

(1901—1987) musician and prison worker

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(1901–1987). Jamaican musician and prison worker. Born in Kingston, he attended Alpha Cottage School, where his interest in music was encouraged by West India Regiment bandsmen. He joined that regiment in 1917, and went to Kneller Hall, Twickenham, in 1919–20, where he was awarded a silver medal.


From The Oxford Companion to Black British History in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: British History.

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