(b Newcastle upon Tyne, 1888; d London, 1962). Eng. conductor and administrator. For some time connected with Diaghilev. With BBC, in various capacities 1923–36. Esp. interested in contemporary developments in comp. and was responsible for the f.ps. or f. broadcast ps. of many important works. Pres. Brit. section of ISCM from 1945. Husband of Elisabeth Lutyens.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.