(b Chislehurst, 1892; d Chichester, 1985). Eng. writer on music. Mus. critic for Times then Daily Telegraph 1920–34. On BBC staff 1935–44. British Council officer in Paris 1944–5. Ed. The Chesterian 1947. Author of books on 20th-cent. mus. generally and on Satie and Debussy in particular. Trans. Strauss-Rolland correspondence (London, 1968).
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.