Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Kings in:
 • Southern Cemetery
 • Chorlton-Cum-Hardy
 • Metropolitan Borough of Manchester
 • Greater Manchester
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Marcel King
Birth: Jan. 4, 1958
Death: Oct. 5, 1995

Singer. Born in Manchester, he was the youngest member of "The Sweet Sensation", who were the winners of I.T.V.'s talent show "New Faces." One of the judges on that show was Tony Hatch, who co-wrote the song "Sad Sweet Dreamer", which the Sensation then recorded and which reached Number One in the U.K. charts in October 1974. Their only other hit was "Purely By Coincidence", which reached No. 11. In 1991, Marcel King recorded "Reach for Love" for the Manchester-based Factory Records, which seems unusual as that label is associated with acts such as Joy Division. Four years after that, he died of a cerebral haemorrhage. (bio by: Iain MacFarlaine) 
Southern Cemetery
Metropolitan Borough of Manchester
Greater Manchester, England
Plot: FF 1398 (Roman Catholic section)
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Iain MacFarlaine
Record added: Mar 31, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10708093
Marcel King
Added by: Milky
Marcel King
Added by: Iain MacFarlaine
Marcel King
Added by: Milky
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Bling Blinky of TEXAS
 Added: May. 26, 2017

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Oct. 5, 2016
Unfortunately....we became friends a few days ago when I first saw you perform with Sweet Sensation. Life is temporary and seems to take away the good one's before they fully bloom. I wish I could have witnessed your performances but I know that where you...(Read more)
- terry gentry
 Added: Sep. 4, 2016
There are 59 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.5 after 29 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service