Leighton Lucas


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(b London, 1903; d London, 1982). Eng. conductor and composer. Began career as dancer in Diaghilev Ballet 1918–21, acquiring mus. knowledge by own initiative. Became ballet cond. at 19; composer of religious works and film mus. (incl. Target for Tonight, 1941).

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