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Arnell, Richard Anthony Sayer [Tony] (1917-2009), composer

Lewis Foreman

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Arnell, Richard Anthony Sayer [Tony] (1917-2009), composer, was born on 15 September 1917 at 537a Finchley Road, Hampstead, London, the only child of Richard Sayer Arnell (1879-1952), builder and property developer, later aeroplane manufacturer, and his wife, Helene Maggie, otherwise Hélène Marie, née Scherf (d. 1942). His parents subsequently divorced, ...

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