BirthdayMay 6, 1916
BirthplaceLondon, UK

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Sydney Carter

    Full name: Sydney Carter
    Also known as: Sydney Carter, Carter, Sydney
    Professions: Writer, Soundtrack, Music Department

  2. Sydney Carter Death information

    Died: Saturday, 13th of March, 2004 (Age: 87)

  3. Sydney Carter Biography

    Sydney Bertram Carter (6 May 1915 – 13 March 2004) was an English poet, songwriter, folk musician, born in Camden Town, London. He is best known for the song "Lord of the Dance" (1967), set to the tune of the American Shaker song "Simple Gifts", and the song "The Crow on the Cradle", adapted from an old folk song. Other notable songs include "Julian of Norwich" (sometimes called "The Bells of Norwich"), based on words of Julian of Norwich, "One More Step Along the World I Go", "When I Needed a Neighbour", "Friday Morning", "Every Star Shall Sing a Carol", "The Youth of the Heart" and "Down Below".

  4. Sydney Carter Family

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