Elaine Delmar

Elaine Delmar  was born as Elaine Hutchenson in Harpenden, Hertfordshire. Her father was the jazz trumpeter Leslie "Jiver" Hutchinson.

She was educated at Rhodes Avenue and Trinity Grammar schools in Wood Green. She made her first broadcast playing the piano on Children's Hour, aged 13, and she later sang with her father's band at American bases. In 1952/1953