Lionel Salter

(1914—2000) musician and music administrator

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(b London, 1914; d London, 2000). Eng. pianist, harpsichordist, composer, critic, and conductor. Ass. cond. BBC Th. Orch. 1945–6. Mus. supervisor, BBC European service 1948. Head of Mus., BBC tv 1956. Head of tv Opera 1963, Ass. Controller of Mus. 1967–74. Translator of opera libs., ed. of early mus. Authority on jazz.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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