Singer Noel Harrison died, Aged 79

Singer Noel Harrison died at his home in Devon, aged 79 on 22 October 2013

Created On: Oct 22, 2013 19:26 ISTModified On: Oct 22, 2013 19:28 IST

Singer Noel Harrison has died at his home in Devon, aged 79 on 22 October 2013. He was best known for recording the hit song The Windmills Of Your Mind on The Thomas Crown Affair soundtrack.  He was the son of the actor Rex Harrison. It won best song at the 1968 Oscars and was later covered by artists including Dusty Springfield. Harrison was born in London on 29 January 1934. His father’s name was Rex Harrison and his mother was Collette Thomas.

Noel Harrison spent most of his life in America, as an actor and performer. However he moved back to the UK in the last decade to live in South Devon. He starred in the TV series The Girl from UNCLE and had chart hits with A Young Girl and Suzanne, by Leonard Cohen while he was living in US.

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