Simon Jeffes
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1949-02-19
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Simon Jeffes Biography (Wikipedia)

Simon Harry Piers Jeffes (19 February 1949 – 11 December 1997) was an English classically trained guitarist, composer and arranger. He formed, and was the core performer of, the Penguin Cafe Orchestra. He was the composer of the ballet Still Life at the Penguin Cafe.

He is also known for assisting Sex Pistols producer Bill Price[citation needed] with the string arrangement for the now-legendary Sid Vicious version of “My Way” which reached #7 on the UK singles charts as part of The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle soundtrack.

Jeffes was born at the Montalan Nursing Home, Crawley, Sussex, on 19 February 1949, the son of James Henry Elliston Jeffes, a research chemist, and his wife, Anne Hope Madeline, née Clutterbuck.

Jeffes died of an inoperable brain tumour on 11 December 1997, leading to the breakup of the Penguin Cafe Orchestra.

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Still Life At The Penguin Cafe - Now Nothing
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Telephone and Rubber Band
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Telephone and Rubber Band
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Music for a found harmonium from 4 Pieces for orchestra
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Music for a found harmonium from 4 Pieces for orchestra
Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Southern Jukebox Music
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Southern Jukebox Music
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Still Life at the Penguin Cafe
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Still Life at the Penguin Cafe
Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Perpetuum Mobile
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Perpetuum Mobile
Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Nothing Really Blue
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Nothing Really Blue
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Music for a found harmonium for ensemble
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Music for a found harmonium for ensemble
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Perpetuum mobile for ensemble
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Perpetuum mobile for ensemble
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Air a Danser
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Air a Danser
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Cage Dead
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Cage Dead
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Piano Piece #2
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Piano Piece #2
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Nothing Really Blue
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Nothing Really Blue
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Numbers 1-4
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Numbers 1-4
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Telephone and Rubber Band
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Telephone and Rubber Band
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Perpetuum Mobile
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Perpetuum Mobile
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