(b Birkenhead, 1885; d Hereford, 1976). Eng. baritone, especially but not exclusively associated with the Gilbert and Sullivan operettas. Also writer and adjudicator. BBC Overseas Music Dir. 1944–7. 2nd wife was sop. Olive Groves (d 1974). CBE 1971.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.