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Robert King Crawford

Address: By Appointment, Hampton, VIC, 3188
Phone number: (03) 9521....
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URL: http://www.kingcrawford.com.au
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2012
Launches the Australian sports flag: the Green and Gold. Again nominated for Australian of the Year. Becomes a member of A.M.C.Os. Featured in the four volume tribute of artists in the C.D. Heidelberg Town Hall 75th Anniversary celebrations. Anthems of the Flag of Unity accepted into the state archives and also the his new Sports flag â€oeThe Green and Gold. The composition People Power is broadcast in 29 countries. Nominated Australian of the year for a second time. Ten books to go on E-book Libraries. New Website up and running. Four librettos and three ballet action sheets are being prepared for E-book libraries.

2011
Nominated for Australian of the year.?Completes the 1000 days of the YATMOL philosophy book with over a 1000 illustrations and 10,000 thoughts. Flag threat. Leslie Martin records flag Anthem The Australianâ€TMs, composed by Crawford and Surman. Also on album People Power words and music Crawford. Crawford turns 84.?Writes Tamworth Square Dance for recording by Leslie Martin.

2010
Geoffrey Orr (Lyric Records) after making scores of Crawford CDs available to the Sound Archives of the Victorian State Library states that Crawford was the most recorded of the Australian composers in the 1950s, 60s, 70s and 80s. Major works inducted in 2009-2010 were some of his musicals: Why is a Woman.

Story in 6 flats, Lady in Blue, Seven Dwarfs and a Princess Victoriaâ€TMs 150th Birthday. Magic Musical Mystery Tour of Oz, Songs of Melbourne, Meet Mr. Genius, 22 Football Marches (Double Album) includes 75 of his compositions on the subject and including previous albums, Dixieland Football Party, Sing Along Football Party etc. Other CDs: Some Of My Own Favourite Compositions (double album)He Sees

Snow White Ballet CD - recorded in studio (double album) The Ugly Duckling Ballet, Aurora Australis Pygmalion Ballet.
Also numerous other CDs/compositions with Doug Surman including:
The Eureka Stockade Opera (double album) Robbery Under Arms, Term of His Natural Life, Tiddley Bits
This is My Country - for Australiaâ€TMs 200th birthday show (double album) Pinocchio Ballet, The Dreamtime, Pygmalion
Crawford comedy compositions and material on: Scrooges Screwy Xmas narration material such as War of the Worlds and his Sonet Lumier (double album). Written albums including: Story of Mr. Showbusiness

Story of Santa Claus.
Included also some of his major productions also on CD, such as the famed: Elvis Presley Memorial Concert, Tribute to the Beatles
The Frank Sinatra Story, Monolith of Brass, Plus 7 comedy albums, including impressionist voices on Scrooges Screwy Xmas (double album) and the Wonderful World Of Beeplemania and recorded material as vocalist on Night at the Katherina. Also 2010: That December The Observer did Crawfordâ€TMs Biography over two pages. 55 Flags of Australian History

2009
Australiaâ€TMs National Sound and Film Library records four hours interview of Life History. Other organisations follow suit.?His first Aboriginal flag is inducted into the Victorian State Museum. His Flag of Unity is inducted into the Victorian State Library. The same year Aztec records re issue the Georgia Lee album Down Under Blues which was praised because of its importance in Australian music history by the National sound archives. All the original compositions including the title track on it were Crawfordâ€TMs. Nearly has his leg amputated.

2008
Pandora archives induct his literary his works into the Victorian State Library archives in partnership with the National Library of Australia. His new album of How to Speak Australian (CD) released.Stands for position of Lord Mayor of Melbourne. (Oldest ever candidate.)

2007
Painting and working on the YATMOL. Planet and Talent City recordings added to the State Library sound archives.

2006.
Becomes heavily involved in his new Mesmeratic art phase of paintings. Copyrights name.
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