Welcome to www.albertketelbey.org.uk

Albert William Ketèlbey (1875 – 1959), English composer, conductor & pianist born in Birmingham.

He became famous for composing popular light music, much of which was used as accompaniments to silent films, and as mood music at tea dances.

He used the pseudonyms A. William Aston, André de Basque, Dennis Charlton, Raoul Clifford, Geoffrey Kaye and Anton Vodorinski for some of his works (some reference books mistakenly give Vodorinski as his true name and Ketèlbey as the pseudonym). His name is frequently misspelt Ketelby.


This website is a reference point for all admirers of Albert Ketèlbey's music. It is being developed by Peter and jane Deverill. (Jane is Albert's great -niece). We would be interested to hear from anybody with related material that might be of interest to others. If you would like to be kept informed of future developments on this site then please contact us at info@albertketelbey.org.uk and ask to be added to the mailing list.

Catalogue Valse Apassionata In A Monastery Garden Bells Across The Meadows The Phantom Melody In A Persian Market


New Archives section now added :-  Transcripts of old press cuttings, Reviews, Gallery of Illustrated Music Covers and Music Video Archive

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