(b Sawston, Cambs., 1900; d Bungay, 1994). Eng. baritone and administrator. Sang in opera (BNOC) but best known as oratorio soloist. On retirement became teacher. Brit. Council mus. officer for It. 1946–50; teacher at Cornell Univ. 1950–60; dir., RCM, 1960–74. Knighted 1967.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.