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Currently, Josef Locke is 106 years, 0 months and 4 days old. Josef Locke will celebrate 107rd birthday on a Saturday 23rd of March 2024. Below we countdown to Josef Locke upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Josef Locke|
|Occupation||World Music Singer|
|Age||103 years old|
|Born||March 23, 1917 (Northern Ireland)|
Josef Locke’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Josef Locke was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.
A celebrity in his native United Kingdom during the mid twentieth century, the tenor Joseph McLaughlin, better known by the stage name Josef Locke, is particularly remembered for his wildly popular 1947 recording of "Hear My Song, Violetta." His other hits include "The Isle of Innisfree" and "I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen."
After performing with local choirs during his childhood and early teenage years, he enlisted in the British Army and subsequently served in the Northern Irish police force. He later began his music career as a variety performer at numerous British resorts and entertainment venues.
He was featured on television programs such as Top of the Town and Rooftop Rendezvous.
A native of Derry, Northern Ireland, he grew up with eight siblings. He and his wife, Carmel, were parents to a son.
He is portrayed by Ned Beatty in the 1991 film Hear My Song.