(b Sheffield, 1926; d Budapest, 1986). Eng. critic and teacher. Senior lect., Hull Univ., 1964–9; Prof. of Mus., Nottingham Univ. 1969–75 and Oxford Univ. from 1975. Author of books on Monteverdi and G. Gabrieli. Specialist on 16th- and 17th-cent. It. mus. Joint ed. Music and Letters 1976–80. Ed., New Oxford Companion to Music, 1983. CBE 1983.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.