(b Cairo, 1942; d Durham, 1994). Eng. musicologist. Lect., Durham Univ. 1967. Authority on 17th cent. Italian sacred music. Author of books on Palestrina (1972) and Lassus (1982), ed. Dictionary of Early Music from the Troubadours to Monteverdi (with E. Roche, 1981), and North Italian Church Music in the Age of Monteverdi (1984).
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.