Emma Townshend Biography
Emma Townshend was the first child born to Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend and his wife Karen (born Karen Astley, 12 June 1947, Grappenhall, Cheshire) in 1969. Pete Townshend was the eldest son of jazz musician Cliff Townshend and his wife Betty Dennis who sang with The Squadronaires during World War II. Karen Astley was the daughter of composer Ted Astley, best known for TV themes for shows including The Saint, and his wife Hazel Balbirnie, and is also sister of record producer Jon Astley and singer/songwriter Virginia Astley. The couple met while attending Ealing School of Art and married in 1968. Emma has one sister, Aminta (b. 24 April 1971), and a brother, Joseph (b. 1989).
Emma Townshend is a famous Writer, who was born on March 28, 1969 in United Kingdom.
According to Astrologers, Emma Townshend zodiac sign is Aries
Emma Townshend (born 28 March 1969) is an English writer and journalist, and the elder daughter of The Who’s Pete Townshend. She has previously worked as an academic, a musician and in adult education, but since 2006 has been the Independent on Sunday’s garden columnist. Townshend has written for most of the broadsheet newspapers and has been a guest on radio and TV including the BBC World Service, Woman’s Hour, and Newsnight.
Emma Townshend Net Worth
Emma Townshend is one of the richest Writer. Emma Townshend is also listed on the elit list of Richest Writer born on March 28 . According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Emma Townshend net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.
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In Darwin’s bicentenary year, 2009, Townshend wrote on Darwin’s connections with the Royal Botanic Garden for Kew Magazine, gave talks at the British Museum and led special guided tours of Kew. She continues to have strong links with the Royal Botanic Gardens: in December 2013 a tour of Kew plus afternoon tea with Townshend was auctioned for charity, by her employers the Independent on Sunday newspaper, selling eventually for £720.
Emma Townshend is the author of Darwin’s Dogs: How Darwin’s Pets Helped Form a World-Changing Theory of Evolution (2009) which was generally well-received, and she made several appearances to promote the title. This book looks at how Darwin used his much-loved dogs as evidence of his continuing argument that all animals including human beings descended from one common ancestor, examining parts of Darwin’s own writings in The Descent of Man.
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In 1982 Emma and her sister Minta made their professional music debut singing back-up on A Bao A Qu, a four-track EP by their aunt, singer-songwriter Virginia Astley, named after a Jorge Luis Borges story. Emma also sang back-up on Pete Townshend’s White City: A Novel album released in 1985, and appeared in the film of the same title, named after an area of West London.
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Townshend’s record deal with EastWest Records, part of the Warner Music Group, extended from 1995-1998, and she released the album Winterland in 1998, named after the celebrated sixties San Francisco music venue. The album was well received, garnering good reviews. She provided vocals for “We Can Fly Away”, written by Sandy McLelland and Paul Lowin, which was the theme song in the 1999 made-for-TV movie The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns, (which coincidentally featured The Who’s lead singer Roger Daltrey in an acting role). This song has become her most popular, despite its lack of common ground with material issued under her own name.
As a journalist Townshend has written for The Telegraph, The Guardian, The Observer, The Times and The Independent, about a broad range of subjects, often environmental, ranging from the English landscape and long-distance walking to conceptual art. She has also written about sport, profiled public figures such as scientist Richard Dawkins, and often reviews for the Independent’s books pages. She has written strongly in support of using public funds to preserve significant archive material in the history of British pop music.