Ivor Novello - Misuse of Petrol Coupons
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Composers in the clink: Classical music breaking the law!
5. Ivor Novello - Misuse of Petrol Coupons
The popular entertainer and song composer Ivor Novello spent four weeks in jail in the midst of the Second World War for misusing petrol coupons. Even though it sounds ridiculous, it was quite a serious offence in wartime Britain.