Ian Dury

Dury in 1978, photo by newsfocus1/www.bigstockphoto.com/

Birth Name: Ian Robins Dury

Date of Birth: 12 May, 1942

Place of Birth: Hendon, Middlesex, England, U.K.

Date of Death: 27 March, 2000

Place of Death: Upminster, London, England, U.K.

Ethnicity: English, Cornish, Northern Irish

Ian Dury was an English singer, songwriter, and actor.

He was the son of Margaret Cuthbertson “Peggy,” a health visitor, and William George Dury, a bus driver and boxer. His family spent time in Cornwall, Essex, and Switzerland during his childhood. He had two children, including indie musician Baxter Dury, with his former wife Elizabeth “Betty” Rathmell; and two children with his partner, sculptor Sophy Tilson.

Ian’s maternal grandfather was named John Walker (the son of John Walker).

Ian’s maternal grandmother was named Mary Ellen Polloc.

1 Response

  1. Akwaba says:

    His son is singer and musician Baxter Dury

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