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May, Dr Brian Harold free

CBE 2005

Born Hampton, Middx 19 July 1947; s of Harold and Ruth May; m 1st, 1976, Christine Mullen (marr. diss. 1988); one s two d; 2nd, 2000, Anita Dobson

guitarist, songwriter and producer; Owner, London Stereoscopic Company, since 2008

Education

Hampton Grammar Sch.; Imperial Coll. London (BSc 1974; PhD Astrophysics 2007)

Career

Founding Mem., Queen, 1970–; albums: Queen, 1973; Queen II, 1974; Sheer Heart Attack, 1974; A Night at the Opera, 1975; A Day at the Races, 1976; News of the World, 1977; Jazz, 1978; Live Killers, 1979; The Game, 1980; Flash Gordon Original Soundtrack, 1980; Hot Space, 1982; The Works, 1984; A Kind of Magic, 1986; The Miracle, 1989; Innuendo, 1991; Made in Heaven, 1995; (with Paul Rodgers) The Cosmos Rocks, 2008; solo albums: Back to the Light, 1993; Another World, 1998. Writer of music, Macbeth, for Red and Gold Th. Co., 1987; Prod. and Music Dir, We Will Rock You, Dominion Th., 2002 and worldwide. Trustee, Mercury Phoenix Trust, 1992–. Chancellor, Liverpool John Moores Univ., 2008–13 (Hon. Fellow, 2007). Vice-Pres., RSPCA, 2012–. Hon. DSc: Herts, 2002; Exeter, 2007

Publications

(jtly) Bang! The Complete History of the Universe, 2006; A Survey of Radical Velocities in the Zodiacal Dust Cloud, 2008; (with E. Vidal) A Village Lost and Found, 2009; (jtly) Cosmic Tourist, 2012; (jtly) Diableries: stereoscopic adventures in Hell, 2013; (jtly) The Poor Man’s Picture Gallery, 2014

Address

Duck Productions Ltd, PO Box 141, Windlesham, Surrey GU20 6YW