(b Newcastle upon Tyne, 1878; d Great Missenden, 1958). Eng. composer and author. Ass. mus. master Winchester College 1909–22, then prof. of harmony, RAM, 1922–40. Comp. orch. works, chamber mus., and educational mus., and author of valuable treatises on orchestration. Made collection of 350 old wind instruments, presented to Horniman Museum, London.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.