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Alain, Marie-Claire Geneviève, (10 Aug. 1926–26 Feb. 2013), organist; Lecturer, Conservatoire National de Région Rueil-Malmaison, Paris, 1978–98  

Born 10 Aug. 1926; d of Albert Alain and Magdeleine Alain (née Alberty); m 1950, Jacques Gommier (d 1992); one d (one s decd); died 26 Feb. 2013...


Angelou, Marguerite Annie, (Maya), (4 April 1928–28 May 2014), writer, singer and actress  

Born St Louis, 4 April 1928; d of Bailey Johnson and Vivian Baxter Johnson; one s; died 28 May 2014

writer, singer and actress

George Washington High Sch., San Francisco; California Labor Sch....


Arnell, Richard Anthony Sayer, (15 Sept. 1917–10 April 2009), composer; conductor; poet; Principal Lecturer, Trinity College of Music, 1981–87 (Teacher of Composition, 1949–81)  

Born 15 Sept. 1917; s of late Richard Sayer Arnell and Hélène Marie Scherf; m 1992, Joan Heycock; one s three d from former marriages; died 10 April 2009

composer; conductor; poet; Principal Lecturer, Trinity College of Music, ...


Aston, Prof. Peter George, (5 Oct. 1938–13 Sept. 2013), Professor and Head of Music, University of East Anglia, 1974–98, Professor Emeritus, since 2001  


Born 5 Oct. 1938; s of late George William Aston and Elizabeth Oliver Aston (née Smith); m 1960, Elaine Veronica Neale; one s; died 13 Sept. 2013

Professor and Head of Music, University of East Anglia, ...


Balkwill, Bryan Havell, (2 July 1922–25 Feb. 2007), conductor; Professor of Conducting, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1977–92  

Born 2 July 1922; s of Arthur William Balkwill and Dorothy Silver Balkwill (née Wright); m 1949, Susan Elizabeth Roberts (d 2006); one s one d; died...


Bantock, Sir Granville, (7 Aug. 1868–16 Oct. 1946), Professor of Music, Birmingham University, 1908–34, now Emeritus Professor  

Kt 1930; MA; DMus (Edinburgh); FRCM

Born London, 7 Aug. 1868; e s of late Dr George Granville Bantock; m 1898, Helen, d of Hermann von Schweitzer; three ...


Bateman, Alys, (died 7 Nov. 1924), soprano singer  

Born d of late Robert Bateman and Marian Moore, relative of Hannah Moore; m 1st, Malcolm Colin, s of Francis Simon Dring, of Simonstown, Co. Cork; 2nd, John Starkie Gardner; ...


Bennett, Sir Richard Rodney, (29 March 1936–24 Dec. 2012), composer; Visiting Professor of Composition, Royal Academy of Music, since 1995  

Kt 1998; CBE 1977

Born 29 March 1936; s of H. Rodney and Joan Esther Bennett; died 24 Dec. 2012

composer; Visiting Professor of Composition, Royal Academy of Music, since ...


Brooke-Rose, Prof. Christine, (16 Jan. 1923–21 March 2012), novelist and critic; Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Paris, 1975–88 (Lecturer, 1968–75)  

Born 16 Jan. 1923; m 1st, 1944, Rodney Bax (marr. diss); 2nd, 1953, Jerzy Pietrkiewicz (marr. diss. 1975; he d 2007); 3rd, 1981, Claude Brooke (marr. diss. 1982); ...


Brown, Prof. David Clifford, (8 July 1929–20 June 2014), writer on music; Professor of Musicology, Southampton University, 1983–89, then Professor Emeritus  

Born 8 July 1929; s of Bertram and Constance Brown; m 1953, Elizabeth (née Valentine); two d; died 20 June 2014

writer on music; Professor of Musicology, Southampton University, ...


Bruce, George Robert, (10 March 1909–25 July 2002), poet and critic  

OBE 1984

Born 10 March 1909; s of Henry George Bruce and Jeannie Roberta (née Gray); m 1935, Elizabeth Duncan (d 1994); one ...


Callaway, Sir Frank (Adams), (16 May 1919–22 Feb. 2003), Professor and Head of Department of Music, University of Western Australia, 1959–84, Professor Emeritus, 1985  

Kt 1981; AO 1995; CMG 1975; OBE 1970

Born 16 May 1919; s of Archibald Charles Callaway and Mabel Callaway (née Adams); m 1942, Kathleen Jessie, d of R. Allan; two ...


Carus, Louis Revell, (22 Oct. 1927–19 Aug. 2012), Consultant to Benslow Musical Instrument Loan Scheme, Benslow Music Trust, since 1987; Principal, Birmingham School of Music, 1975–87  


Born Kasauli, India, 22 Oct. 1927; s of Lt-Col Martin and Enid Carus-Wilson; m 1951, Nancy Reade Noell (d 2005); two s one ...


Davies, (Albert) Meredith, (30 July 1922–9 March 2005), Principal, Trinity College of Music, 1979–88; Guest Conductor, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and Sadler’s Wells, 1960–72, also BBC  

CBE 1982

Born 30 July 1922; 2nd s of Rev. E. A. Davies; m 1949, Betty Hazel, d of late Dr Kenneth Bates; two s...


Deane, Prof. (Samuel) Basil, (27 May 1928–23 Sept. 2006), Professor of Music, University of Birmingham, 1987–92, then Emeritus  

Born 27 May 1928; s of Rev. Canon Richard A. Deane and Lorna Deane; m 1955, Norma Greig (d 1991); two s; died 23 Sept. 2006

Professor of Music, University of Birmingham, ...


Ehrlich, Prof. Cyril, (13 Sept. 1925–29 May 2004), Professor of Economic and Social History, Queen’s University, Belfast, 1974–86, then Emeritus  


Born London, 13 Sept. 1925; s of Henry Ehrlich and Dinah (née Jacobs); m 1954, Felicity Ruth Bell-Bonnett; two s one d; died 29 May 2004

Professor of Economic and Social History, Queen’s University, Belfast, ...


Gellhorn, Peter, (24 Oct. 1912–13 Feb. 2004), Professor, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, 1981–92  


Born 24 Oct. 1912; s of late Dr Alfred Gellhorn, and Mrs Else Gellhorn; m 1943, Olive Shirley (née Layton), 3rd d of 1st Baron Layton, CH, CBE; two ...


Gordon, Giles Alexander Esmé, (23 May 1940–14 Nov. 2003), Literary Agent, Curtis Brown, since 1995  

Born 23 May 1940; s of late Alexander Esmé Gordon, RSA, FRIBA, FRIAS and Betsy Gordon (née McCurry); m 1st, 1964, Margaret Anna Eastoe (d 1989); one ...


Guest, George Howell, (9 Feb. 1924–20 Nov. 2002), Organist of St John’s College, Cambridge, 1951–91 (Fellow, since 1956); University Organist, Cambridge University, 1974–91  


Born 9 Feb. 1924; s of late Ernest Joseph Guest and late Gwendolen (née Brown); m 1959, Nancy Mary, o d...


Hacker, Alan Ray, (30 Sept. 1938–16 April 2012), clarinettist and conductor  

OBE 1988

Born 30 Sept. 1938; s of Kenneth and Sybil Hacker; m 1st, 1959, Anna Maria Sroka; two d; 2nd, 1977, Karen Evans (marr. diss. 1994); one s...