(b London, 1917; d London, 1995). Eng. composer and writer. Played in London orchs. as cellist. Works incl. 7 operas (4 for children), opera-cantata Jonah, hn. conc., str. qts. Contributed mus. criticism to The Guardian, Country Life and others. Author of several books incl. study and catalogue of Malcolm Arnold.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.