He is buried in Streatham Vale cemetery. He was such a distinctive and popular pianist that he abandoned his orchestra to concentrate on his piano playing both at Music Hall venues and on the BBC. Two of Britain's most famous female vocalists were with his orchestra in the 1930s, Dame Vera Lynn and Welsh songstress Dorothy Squires. His most well known crooner was George Barclay. Charlie was the pianist in a dance band which was led by drummer, Ed Krick.
The band came to London in 1921 to play a residency in the London Trocadero. The band returned without Charlie to Pennsylvania after a very successful run at the 'Troc' and until 1998, still got together for sessions for retirement homes, renamed the band 'The B Flats'. His debut as a soloist came in 1934 at the Holborn Empire. The same year saw the beginning of what was to become a continuous output of solo records of "Charlie Kunz Medleys". Charlie's piano style remains unique, a relaxed flowing interpretation of popular melodies played with subtle soft and loud accents, a style which he called "melody and rhythm with expression". He was married three times: 1) Amanda Dysher (died) (one son Joseph) 2) Eva Dorothy Lloyd (Nin), a fashion model (1923–1939) (two sons Peter and Gerald) 3) Pat Sparkes (1942–1958) Charlie Kunz has inspired many young musicians. Hawaiian musician Kala'e Camarillo often uses Charlie Kunz as a stage name.
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