Phillip Martell

Philip Martell

6 Oct 1907 – 11 Aug 1993

Philip Martell was born on 6 October 1907, in Whitechapel, London.

Following training at London’s Guild Hall, working as a cinema violinist towards the end of the silent period he worked as a pit conductor in the West End at theatres such as the Adelphi.

His first association with Hammer was in 1955 when he was brought in to conduct Bruce Campbell’s score for The Lyons in Paris. After the death of John Hollingsworth in December 1963, he took over as Hammer’s music director.

Philip Martell died in London in 2003, he was 85.

Philip Martell’s Hammer Productions (105)

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