Lionel Monckton

(1861—1924) composer and songwriter

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(b London, 1861; d London, 1924).

Eng. composer. Began career as barrister but became mus. critic, Daily Telegraph, for brief period. Composer of popular light operas, e.g. A Country Girl (1902), Our Miss Gibbs (1909), The Arcadians (1909), The Quaker Girl (1910), etc.

Subjects: Music.

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