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© Miroslav Jurčeka (1989-2022)
Line-Up Ex-Members Albums Singles Various Refers
PENGUIN CAFE ORCHESTRA
London, GB
*  1976

Line-Up (1993):

Simon Jeffes - g,bg,synths
Geoff Richardson - g,bg,viol
Peter McGowan - viol
Helen Liebmann - cello
Gavyn Wright - viol
Anne Whitehead - tr

Former Members:

Emily Young (voc, 1976-?)
Kuma Harada (bg, cca 1983); Ian Maidman (bg,perc, cca 1988)
Steve Nye (p, 1976)
Julio Segovia (perc, cca 1981, cca 1988); Danny Cummings (perc, cca 1987)
Neil Rennie (ukelele, 1976)
Peter Veitch (acc,viol, cca 1981); Elizabeth Perry (viol, cca 1987); Bob Loveday (viol, cca 1987)
Giles Leaman (oboe, cca 1981)
Paul Street (cca 1988)

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Music From The Penguin Cafe1976 Obscure
2.Penguin Cafe Orchestra7/1981 Editions E.G.
3.The Penguin Cafe Orchestra Mini Album08.07.1983E.G.
4.Broadcasting From Home9/1984 E.G.
5.Signs Of Life3/1987 E.G.49
6.When In Rome9/1988 E.G.
7.'Still Life' At The Penguin Cafe1990
8.Union Cafe10/1993 Zopf
9.Concert Program
(2CD)
7/1995 Zopf
10.Preludes, Airs And Yodels (A Penguin Cafe Primer)7/1996 Virgin

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Music For A Found Harmonium / In The Back Of A Taxi
12" + Bean Fields / Penguin Cafe Single
3/1987 EG
2.Dirt / Air A Danser
12" + Air
5/1987 EG

Various:

Gavyn Wright:

appeared on the LP:

Pavlov's Dog: At The Sound Of The Bell (4/76, ABC)
Simple Minds: The Real Life (4/91, Virgin)
Seal: Seal II (23.5.94, ZTT)

Press References:

Melody Maker
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19813101.08.198113Albumsalbum review
19813529.08.198124Caught In The Actgig review
19963103.08.199652Albumsalbum review
Rock & Pop
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
20002 34profile