(b London, 1921).
Eng. composer, pianist, and educator. Mus. dir. Intimate Opera Co., 1952, writing several chamber operas for it. Composer of mus. for films, radio, and th. His series ‘Talking About Music’ was regular and valuable contribution to educational radio, 1954–92. Works incl. operas Lady Rohesia (1948), Three's Company (1954), ballet Café des Sports, and pf. mus. CBE 1976.