Allan Browne

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Allan Browne
Birth nameAllan Vincent Browne
Born(1944-07-28)28 July 1944
Deniliquin, New South Wales
Died13 June 2015(2015-06-13) (aged 70)
Occupation(s)Drummer, composer
Years active1960s–2015
LabelsJazzHead, Newmarket Music

Allan Vincent Browne OAM (28 July 1944 – 13 June 2015) was an Australian jazz drummer and composer[1] first known for his work in The Red Onion Jazz Band in the 1960s.[2][3]

Browne was awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in 2013 for service to music as a jazz musician, and to the community.[4]


  1. ^ "Allan Browne - Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic.
  2. ^ Blackman, Guy. "Different strokes". The Age. Retrieved 30 October 2011.
  3. ^ "Australian Jazz community mourns death of drummer and composer Allan Browne". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  4. ^ "BROWNE, Alan Vincent". It's an Honour. Australian Government. Retrieved 10 July 2015.

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