(b Beckenham, 1932; d Woodbridge, 2002).
Eng. composer. Bantock comp. prize 1954. Prof. of harmony, TCL, 1963–73. Mus. ed., Faber Mus., 1963–74. Prof. of comp. for films, television, and radio, GSMD, 1972–83. Comps. incl. orch. suite Cinque Port; ov. The Hobbit; works for sax. qt. and for guitar; cantatas; song‐cycles; madrigals; chamber mus.; and vocal pieces such as Lyrics from the Chinese, Lachrymae, and Symphony in Yellow. Nephew of writer Enid Blyton.