Recording Pioneers


Sydney Wentworth DIXON  1868 - 1922   PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Sydney Wentworth DIXON  1868 - 1922

aka Sydney W. Dixon, S. W. Dixon, Sydney Dixon, S. Dixon,
nationality
occupation
birth .. Apr/May/June 1868, Marylebone, Middlesex, ENGLAND (FreeBMD: 1a 559)
baptism
death .. Apr/May/June 1922, Uxbridge, ENGLAND
burial
marriage married in .. Oct/Nov/Dec 1896 in Paddington to (FreeBMD: 1a 135):
Sybil Maud SALOMON

b. .. Apr/May/June 1870, Lambeth
d. .. Oct/Nov/Dec 1935, Pancras, London)(FreeBMD: SALAMAN (sic): 1d 494


PARENTS

father William H. DIXON

b. .... <1822>, ...........
d. ............

mother Marian ........ (by 1881 no father mentioned) - d. .............)
children
  • Helen E.
  • Florence W.
  • Ella N.
  • Sydney Wentworth

    b. .. Apr/May/June 1868, Marylebone, Middlesex, ENGLAND
    d. .. Apr/May/June 1922, Uxbridge, ENGLAND


LIFE


1871 CENSUS:



1881 CENSUS:



1891 CENSUS:



1901 CENSUS (Paddington, London):
Joseph S. SALAMAN (71y)
Louise S. SALAMAN (66y)
= Sydney W. DIXON (33y) son-in-law journalist/author
- Sybil M. DIXON (30y)



Joined The Gramophone Company in 1902
In Aug 1909 became Joint Managing Director THE GRAMOPHONE COMPANY together with Joint Managing Director Alfred Clark (until 1930)
In 1912 he became sales director.
in 1919 replaced Will Gaisberg as head of Recording Department, which later became International Artistes' Department


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