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Winifred Atwell

Winifred Atwell has been played on NTS in shows including The Opera Show, featured first on 13 April 2021. Songs played include Five Finger Boogie.

Winifred Atwell (February 27, 1914 - February 28, 1983) was a pianist who enjoyed great popularity in Britain in the 1950s with a series of boogie woogie and ragtime hits.

Atwell was born in Tunapuna in Trinidad and Tobago. Her family owned a pharmacy, and she trained as a druggist, and was expected to join the family business, Winifred, however played the piano since a young age, and achieved considerable popularity locally.

She left Trinidad in the early 40's, she travelled to…

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Winifred Atwell
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