(b Sherwood, Notts., 1913; d London, 1999). Eng. mez. Professional début 1944. Member CG co. 1946–56. Also sang in oratorio, notably as Angel in Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius. Sang in London prod. of The Sound of Music 1961–6. Prof of singing, RAM, 1968–78. OBE 1970.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.