John Cruft


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(b London, 1914; d Seaton, Devon, 2008).

Eng. oboist and administrator. Mus. dir., Arts Council 1965–78. Oboist LPO 1937–9, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande 1939–40, LSO 1946–9, prof. of ob. RCM 1947–9, Secretary, LSO 1949–59, dir. of mus., Brit. Council 1959–61, of drama and mus. 1961–5. Son of Eugene Cruft.

Subjects: Music.

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