Peter Phillips

(b. 1953)

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(b Southampton, 1953).

Eng. conductor. Founded choir, Tallis Scholars, 1978, which quickly won high reputation for perfs. of works by Lassus, Gesualdo, Victoria, Josquin, Byrd, Taverner, Palestrina, and others. Toured Australia 1984, Amer. 1988. Proms début 1988 (Victoria Requiem). Author of English Sacred Music 1549–1649 (1991). Occasional writer on cricket.

Subjects: Music.

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