Neil Innes

British writer (1944-2019)

Neil James Innes (/ˈɪnɪs/; 9 December 1944 – 29 December 2019) was an English writer, actor, comedian and musician. He was known for his constant work with Monty Python. He played in The Rutles and the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band. Innes was born in Danbury, Essex. His first album was How Sweet to Be an Idiot. He wrote the original songs for Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

Innes in March 2011

Innes died suddenly on 29 December 2019 from a heart attack in Toulouse, France at the age of 75.[1][2]


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