JGD - age 2

 Father JND
Devon -1956
   
   

JGD as tycoon !

Valery Gergiev
Dir. Mariinsky, St. Petersburg

   
   

Boris Christoff as Philip II
Salzburg 1960

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf & Christa Ludwig
Così fan tutte (Salzburg) - 1960

   
   

Dame Elisabeth Schwarzkopf DBE
Marschallin (Salzburg) - 1960

Wilhelmina Hardee with my
pianist friend Agustín Anievas

   
   

The Athelings - British Cadet Rifle Team
Ottawa 1957
(JGD front left)

Dame Janet Baker CH, DBE
On occasion of Gluck "Orfeo" recording
Glyndebourne 1982 

   
   

Bodeites (Charterhouse)
1956

Maria Callas
Paris 1965
   
   

EMI Arabia (Dubai) : Arab music catalogue of 1997

Concerts Costa Blanca

   
   


Tombstone of Dr. Leonard Gillespie MD, RN
(distaff cousin & Nelson's Physician to the Fleet) at Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris

Glyndebourne
The old theatre

   
   

A tribute to Abdel Halim Hafez from his producer, long-time friend and partner/director of Soutelphan, Magdi El Amroussi as well as a short biography by Nizar Homsi (Dubai, 1996)

A kindly "tribute" (1997) from the designers at EMI Dubai featuring JGD as "Oum Koulsoum" upon whose 1926 Alexandria HMV reissues he had been working ....

   
   

My view of watching sport

One of the rarest of her programmes - and my 1st encounter of Maria Callas at the Montréal Forum 17th October 1958

   
   

The death of EMI
(at the hands of Guy Hands !)

My friend Christopher Robbie
as Charles Darwin (Moraira 2016)

   
   


Gramophone Awards 1980 Savoy Hotel
Dame Eva Turner makes presentation of
Best Choral Recording Award 1979 to JGD (for Erato)

Dau. Alexandra's wedding
Pyrton, Oxfordshire
27th March 2004

   
   

Charterhouse
Godalming

Oriental Club
London

   

JGD & Lorna
Birthday breakfast
Parador Jávea 2016

JGD & Lorna
US Navy League
Thanksgiving lunch
Pepe's, Alcalali 2015

   
   

JGD & Lorna

 


JGD at the
Torre del Visco
2014
   
   

Douglas Hall - my residence
at McGill, Montréal (1958-59)

Sunbeam Alpine
1960s

   
   

Crewing a Banjer
Bordeaux - Sète - Kyrenia
June 1970

John Deacon jnr & the complete
English-Arabic recording of the Koran
I made for the UAE government c. 1981

   
   

Grandmother Caroline Deacon (née Pook)
& sons John N. & William O. + daughters
Dulcie & Hilary (c. 1919)

JGD - 1948 ready for
Prep School

   
   



JGD & children
 Ring des Nibelungen
Bayreuth 1994


JGD & children at
youngest dau's wedding
Pyrton March 2004

 
   
   

Son (4) & Dau. (2) with
"Putty" : Nicosia Aug. 1971

Pauline Rice, EMI Greece's JD, Heinz
Agronomist David Rice & Irene Deacon
Ekali Club, Athens c. 1973



 
   
   

 
A memorable event - Glyndebourne's
50th anniversary performance of
Le nozze di Figaro
28th May 1984
   
   

Our great friend US pianist
Agustín Anievas : Teulada 2004

A curiosity from my archives ... !
Beecham's Russian Season at
Drury Lane June/July 1914

   
   

Launch of EMI's 1st-ever full colour
Arab music catalogue - Athens 1977
(l to r) Yanni Primikiris, Charles & Robert Khayat,
John Deacon, Bernard Baida & Mozart Chahine


John & Irene Deacon & kids
Xmas 1976
Ekali, Athens

   
   

Dinner chez Edmundo Ros & Susie
Jávea, c.1990

Grandson John, with father, at his christening
at The Old Charterhouse, March 2004

   
   

At daughter Alexandra's wedding
Pyrton, Oxfordshire 2004

Deacons at Christmas Common
Oxfordshire 1978

   
   

Penelope Keith, Janet Suzman & JGD at dinner at
Sutton Place for re-launch of the revised version
of D. H. Lawrence's film "Priest of love" - Sept.1985

Conifer Record's Lionel Blair LP launch
for TV 1983 (spot the bimbo ?)

   
   

November 2005 : Press assignment -
Lorna & I sent on Sea Dream's re-positioning to
Miami to write about the trip
(95 passengers, 110 crew = paradise !)

EMI Greece 1977 Sales Director John Deacon
with Costas Baladis & Yannis Primikiris - the Export team

   
   

Wiener Staatsoper Jan/Feb 1962
Nine performances in 10 days !