June 2016: people

Sarah Ioannides

Canberra-born Sarah Ioannides is one of the foremost modern conductors, has conducted several premieres and has collaborated with composers including Louis Andriessen, Richard Danielpour, Stephen Paulus, Steve Reich and Tan Dun

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Victor Heerman

Victor Heerman was one of a number of Cranleighans who made a name in the early days of Hollywood, although in his case it was not in front of the camera. He is also the only Cranleighan to win an Oscar.

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Gordon Roll

Although his name means nothing these days, for a time shortly before World War Two Gordon Roll regularly featured on the front pages of the national tabloids and his exploits were reported on daily.

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Adam Holloway

Adam Holloway served for four years with the Grenadier Guards where he saw action in the first Gulf War, went on to become a well-known investigative reporter on ITV and from 2005 has been the Conservative MP for Gravesend

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Hubert Heron

One of the first boys in the School, he went on to win five caps for England at football, captaining them once, and also won three FA Cups with the Wanderers

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Harry Waugh

Harry Waugh was a Cranleigh rarity, someone who turned his drinking into a career. By the 1950’s he had become an internationally respected taster, Decanter magazine noting “his tasting was unforced, instinctive and unerring” and was referred to in an American newspaper as “the man with the million-dollar palate”

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