(b London, 1879; d Hampstead, 1937). Eng. pianist. As a child played in public houses. Début, London 1894. Became specialist in kbd. mus. of Bach, playing it practically complete in a series of recitals spread over a week (first in London 1921, then in NY 1924, and several times elsewhere). Toured USA almost every year after 1924. Wrote mus. comedy, incid. mus., songs, etc. Prof. of pf. RCM for many years.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.