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April 9   -   Guardian

Jeremy Gott obituary

My friend Jeremy Gott, who has died aged 87, was in his youth a pianist who gave concerts all over Europe before devoting his life to music education in Leeds. There he was among a group of musicians employed by the West Riding of Yorkshire education committee to visit schools and to talk about and play music.

A very shy, humble and gentle man, Jeremy became a different person in front of a large number of children, holding them spellbound as he told them stories about the pieces of music he played to them, and showed them the workings of the piano.

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