(b Newark, Notts., 1888; d Wheathampstead, Herts., 1979). Eng. bassoonist. Member Hallé Orch. 1906–33 (prin. bn. from 1914), BBCSO 1933–45, RPO 1946–7. Soloist and recitalist. Prof. of bn. RMCM 1914–33 and later at RCM. Cond. London Stock Exchange Orch. Wrote Bassoon Technique (1962). OBE 1969.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.