Obituary: Don Phillips

Don Phillips, pianist, died Hertfordshire 24 February, aged 80. Played with stars ranging from the Marx Brothers to Shirley Bassey and had a long musical association with the singer Dickie Valentine. Won an Ivor Novello award in 1958 for an outstanding contribution to popular music. Composed songs for the Eurovision Song Contest including 'Love is the Same Everywhere', sung by Matt Monro.