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Cornish Music

Music On-line Books & Papers 1959 (1)

The Cornwall Youth Brass Band was formed in the mid-1950s and held its first residential course in 1959, at Pentewan under canvas. Those who attended have been dubbed the 59ers.

This photograph includes most of the players who were members at that time. How many can you name from your area?


The late Goff Richards (player, Big Band leader and composer) is third from right in the back row.