Recording Pioneers


Francis G. DILLNUTT  1924 - 2015   PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Francis G. DILLNUTT  1924 - 2015

aka Francis Dillnutt, F. G. Dillnutt, F. Dillnutt
nationality
occupation balance engineer
birth 3 July 1924, Paddington, London, ENGLAND
baptism
death 22 August 2015, ..............
marriage married on .. Oct/Nov/Dec 1951, Ealing, Middlesex
Barbara C. Nelson

PARENTS

father George Walter DILLNUTT

b. .. July/Aug/Sep 1883, Bermondsey, St. Saviour, Southwark, London, Surrey (FreeBMD: 1d 43)
d. .. Oct/Nov/Dec 1937, Braintree, Essex, ENGLAND

mother (Alice) Rosina (M.) S. CHAPMAN

b. .. Oct/Nov/Dec 1886, ......, Islington, London, Middlesex
d. .. Oct/Nov/Dec 1966, Hillingdon, Greater London (formerly married to Arthur SLOGGETT

marriage they got married on .. July/Aug/Sept 1922 in Brentford, Middlesex
children
  • Francis G.

    b. 3 July 1924, Paddington, London, ENGLAND
    d. 22 August 2015, ..........


LIFE


Joined Gramco on 12th Aug 1940.
A recording operator who has made great strides and is now able to undertake classical recordings with little supervision (March 1954).
Retired in 1985/1986


NOTES

  • A tribute to Francis Dillnutt, EMI recording engineer by Ken Townsend (former Head of Abbey Road Studios) (in: Gramophone of 20 October 2015)


COMPANIES & LABELS



PHOTOS

From l. to r.: Fred Gaisberg, Carrie?/Louise? Gaisberg, George Dillnutt.
In front: Dillnutt's sons Peter (left) and Francis (right)
courtesy: Peter Beckett



THANK YOU


Peter Beckett
David A. Pickett