Hugh Alexander McDowell was born on July 31, 1953, and died on November 6, 2018.
He was an English cellist.
He was best known for his participation of the Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) and related acts.
He began playing the cello at four years old and-a-half; by the age of 10, he had won a grant to the Yehudi Menuhin School.
Just a single year later, McDowell has shown up in Benjamin Britten’s The Turn of the Screw, in which he sang.
Later McDowell went to Kingsway College of Further Education, the Royal College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
McDowell played with the London Youth Symphony Orchestra, the London Schools Symphony Orchestra, National Youth Orchestra and London Youth Chamber Orchestra, until the point when he was influenced by Wilf Gibson to join The Electric Light Orchestra.
For a brief timeframe, around 1982, he was an individual from Radio Stars and recorded the single “My Mother Said” with the gathering.
He was an individual from the twentieth-century chamber bunches George W. Welch, Harmonie Band and Quorum.
McDowell joined the Cornelius Cardew Ensemble, a contemporary music gathering, in 1995.
All the more as of late he took a shot at the 2004 Simon Apple collection River to the Sea, on the 2005 Saint Etienne collection Tales from Turnpike House, the 2005 Wetton Downes collection Icon and showed up as a visitor craftsman on the 2007 Port Mahadia collection, Echoes in time.
McDowell likewise played cello on Asia’s 2008 collection Phoenix, on “An Extraordinary Life” and “I Will Remember You”.
He likewise masterminded and recorded for various pop, shake and jazz-combination collections, and also working together in move, film, and theater ventures.
McDowell was included with PC programming and distributed a music arrangement program called Fractal Music Composer in 1992.
McDowell built up a suite of four projects: Mandelbrot Set Composer, Julia Set Composer, Mandelbrot Zoom and Play Midi.
He passed away at 65 years old following a long illness.