Recording Pioneers


Gustave William COOK  ("Gus")1908 - 1993   PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Gustave William COOK  ("Gus")1908 - 1993

aka Gustave W. Cook, Gustave Cook, G. W. Cook, G. Cook, Gus W. Cook, Gus Cook
nationality
occupation
birth 15 June 1908, Southwark, London, ENGLAND
baptism
death .. Nov 1993, Weymouth, Dorset, ENGLAND
burial
marriage on .... July/Aug/Sep 1937, Lambeth, London
Bice ASPA

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d. ..............

children
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PARENTS

father Gustave COOK

b. .... 1876, Bermondsey, London
d. ...........

mother

b. ..........
d. ...........

children
  • Gustave William

    b. 15 June 1908, Southwark, London
    d. .. Nov 1993, Weymouth, Dorset, ENGLAND


LIFE


Gustav Cook started in the employ of Columbia Graphophone.

Joined The Gramophone Company on 15 April, 1929.
He was Head of Abbey Road Studios from c. 1970 until his retirement in 1974.
He went to live in the West Country.


G. W. COOK (22y) engineer
+ F. CHOWN (30y) engineer
+ Mrs. K. C. CHOWN (23y)
SS "ORSAVA"
dep.: .... 1931, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA
embarked at Melbourne
arr.: 25 Mar 1931, Plymouth/Tilbury
Home/business address G. W. COOK: 73 Petty France, Westminster, S.W.1
Home/business address F. / K. C. CHOWN: 73 Petty France, Westminster, S.W.1


Engineer in charge of electrical maintenance at Abbey Road and recording expeditions emanating from Abbey Road (March, 1954).


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David A. Pickett