A Tale of Two Cellos A Tale of Two Cellos is a recording of twenty one duets for two cellos and piano (or harp) ranging from the sixteenth century, Monteverdi, to the twenty-first century, Arvo Pärt.
A. J. Potter Archibald James (Archie) Potter (September 22, 1918 – July 5, 1980) was an Irish composer and teacher, who wrote hundreds of works including operas, a mass, and four ballets, as well as or...
Alberto Remedios Alberto Remedios (born 27 February 1935) is a British former operatic tenor, especially noted for his interpretations of Wagner's heldentenor roles.
Alexander Gibson (conductor) Sir Alexander Drummond Gibson (11 February 1926 – 14 January 1995) was a Scottish conductor and opera intendant.
Alexander Shelley Alexander Shelley (born October 8, 1979, London, England) is an English conductor.
Alfie Boe Alfred Giovanni Roncalli Boe (born 29 September 1973), known professionally initially as Alf or Alfred Boe and now as Alfie Boe, is an English tenor.
Alfred Whitehead Alfred Ernest Whitehead (10 July 1887 - 1 April 1974) was an English composer, organist, choirmaster, and music educator who was primarily active in Canada.
Alicia Adélaide Needham Alicia Adélaide Needham (31 October 1864 (or 1875) – 24 December 1945) was an Irish composer of songs and ballads.
Alina Ibragimova Alina Rinatovna Ibragimova is a Russian-born violinist residing in the UK.
Amanda Christina Elizabeth Aldridge Amanda Christina Elizabeth Aldridge, also known as Amanda Ira Aldridge (10 March 1866–9 March 1956), was a British opera singer, teacher and composer, under the pseudonym of Montague Ri...
Amaryllis Fleming Amaryllis Marie-Louise Fleming (10 December 1925 – 27 July 1999) was a British cello performer and teacher.
Andrew Findon Andrew Findon is an English flautist and saxophonist.
Andrew Morris (conductor) Andrew Morris (born 18 December 1948) is a British conductor, organist, adjudicator and teacher based in Cambridge.
Anna Meredith Anna Meredith (born 1978 in Edinburgh, Scotland) is a Scottish composer and performer of electronic and acoustic music.
Anne Evans Dame Anne Elizabeth Jane Evans DBE (born 20 August 1941) is an international British operatic soprano.
Anthony Milner Anthony Milner (13 May 192522 September 2002) was a British composer, teacher and conductor.
Antony Cooke Antony Cooke, (born 3 August 1948, Sydney, Australia), is an American cellist, composer, astronomer, and author.
Armand D'Angour Armand D'Angour (born 23 November 1958) is a British classical scholar, classical musician, and Fellow and Tutor in Classics at Jesus College, Oxford.
Armstrong Gibbs Cecil Armstrong Gibbs (10 August 1889 – 12 May 1960) was an English composer, best known for his output of songs.
Arnold Dolmetsch Eugène Arnold Dolmetsch (24 February 1858 - 28 February 1940), was a French-born musician and instrument maker who spent much of his working life in England and established an instrument-making ...
Arthur Benjamin Arthur Leslie Benjamin (18 September 189310 April 1960) was an Australian composer, pianist, conductor and teacher.
Arthur Bliss Sir Arthur Edward Drummond Bliss, CH, KCVO (2 August 189127 March 1975) was an English composer and conductor.
Arthur Oldham Arthur William Oldham (6 September 1926 – 4 May 2003) was an English composer and choirmaster.
Arwel Hughes Arwel Hughes OBE (25 August 1909 – 23 September 1988) was a Welsh orchestral conductor and composer.
Ashley Lawrence Ashley Macdonald Lawrence, born Hamilton, New Zealand, on 5 June 1934, died Tokyo on 7 May 1990 was a New Zealand conductor mainly active in the UK and Germany, and particularly associated with ...
Augustus Edmonds Tozer Augustus Edmonds Tozer F.R.C.O., A.R.C.M. (13 January 1857 – ?? February 1910) was an English composer and organist.
Barbara Thompson (musician) Barbara Gracey Thompson MBE (born 27 July 1944, Oxford) is an English jazz saxophonist, flautist and composer.
Beatrice Harrison Beatrice Harrison (9 December 1892 – 10 March 1965) was a British cellist active in the first half of the 20th century.
Benjamin Britten Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten, OM, CH (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976) was an English composer, conductor and pianist.
Bernard Rose (musician) Bernard William George Rose, OBE, (9 May 1916 – 21 November 1996) was variously a student at the Royal College of Music, 1933–1935, organist, soldier, and composer.
Bernard Stevens Bernard (George) Stevens (2 March 1916 – 6 January 1983) was a British composer.
Bessie Jones (Welsh singer) Bessie Jones (1887 – November 1974) was a Welsh singer featured on some of the earliest recordings of songs from London musicals.
Boris Ord Boris Ord was organist and choirmaster of King's College, Cambridge between 1929 and 1957, save during World War II when he served in the Royal Air Force; Harold Darke deputised during that period.
Brad Richter Bradley Nathan Richter (born August 9, 1969) is an American classical guitarist.
Brian Boydell Brian Boydell (17 March 1917 – 8 November 2000) was an Irish composer whose works include orchestral pieces, chamber music, and songs.
Brian Brockless Brian Brockless (21 January 1926, London - 18 December 1995) was an English composer, organist and conductor and, for much of his life, was the Director of Music at the Priory Church of St Barth...
Brian Elias Brian Elias (born 30 August 1948, Bombay, now Mumbai, India) is a British composer.
Brian Jackson (conductor) Brian Jackson (born 26 December 1943) is a Canadian conductor, organist and pianist of English birth.
Brigitte Rolland Brigitte Rolland (born 8 October 1964) is a Canadian violinist.
Camilla Tilling Camilla Tilling (born 1971 in Linköping) is a Swedish soprano in opera and concert.
Caroline Lavelle Caroline Lavelle is a British singer-songwriter and cellist who has created three solo albums and contributed vocals, music, and production help to many other artists and bands.
Cecil Aronowitz Cecil Aronowitz (4 March 1916 – 7 September 1978) was a British viola player, a founding member of the Melos Ensemble, a leading chamber musician and an influential teacher at the Royal Co...
Cecil Coles Cecil Frederick Coles (7 October 1888 – 26 April 1918) was a Scottish composer who was killed on active service in World War I.
Cedric Sharpe Cedric Sharpe, ARCM, Hon RAM (13 April 1891 – 1978) was a British cellist, composer and music professor of the early to mid-20th century.
Chan Tze Law Chan Tze Law is Associate Director of Singapore's Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Music Director of the Singapore Festival Orchestra and Founding Chief Conductor of the Australian Internati...
Charles Daniels (tenor) Charles Daniels is an English tenor, particularly noted for his performances of baroque music.
Charles Draper (musician) Charles Draper (23 October 1869 – 21 October 1952) was a British classical clarinetist, sometimes described as the grandfather of English clarinetists.
Charles Groves Sir Charles Barnard Groves CBE (10 March 191520 June 1992) was an English conductor.
Charles Ramirez Charles Ramirez (born 1953 in Gibraltar) is a concert guitarist based in London.
Charles Wood (composer) Charles Wood (15 June 186612 July 1926) was an Irish composer and teacher; his pupils included Ralph Vaughan Williams at Cambridge and Herbert Howells at the Royal College of Music.
Charlotte Henriette de Rothschild Charlotte Henriette de Rothschild (born 28 November 1955) is a British soprano specializing in the recital and oratorio repertoire who is a member of the Rothschild banking family of England.
Chen Jiafeng Chen Jiafeng (born April 13, 1987), born in Shanghai, is a Chinese violinist.
Chew Jun Ru Chew Jun Ru is a Singaporean musician known for his contributions to the country's erhu scene.
Chris Higgins (academic) Christopher Francis Higgins FRSE FRSA FMedSci (born 24th June 1955) has been, since April 2007, the Vice-Chancellor of Durham University.
Christian Biegai Christian Biegai is an award winning film composer, sound designer and saxophonist.
Christian Lindberg Christian Lindberg (born 15 February 1958) is a Swedish trombonist, conductor and composer.
Christopher Mayo Christopher Mayo (born 1980) is a Canadian composer of contemporary classical music.
Christopher Tin Christopher Tin is an American composer whose work is primarily classical with a world music influence.
Clemency Burton-Hill Clemency Margaret Greatrex Burton (born 1 July 1981 in London) is an English actress, novelist, journalist, violinist and radio presenter.
Clement Power Clement Power (born 20 August 1980 in London) is a British conductor.
Clive Carey Francis Clive Savill Carey CBE (30 May 188330 April 1968), known as Clive Carey, was a British baritone, singing teacher, composer, opera producer and folk song collector.
Colin Davis Sir Colin Rex Davis, CH, CBE (25 September 1927 – 14 April 2013) was an English conductor best known for his association with the London Symphony Orchestra, having first conducted it in 1959.
Colin Horsley Colin Horsley OBE was a New Zealand classical pianist and teacher who was based in the United Kingdom all his working life.
Colin Mawby Colin Mawby is an English organist, choral conductor and composer.
Colin Welford Colin Welford is a composer for stage and screen, conductor, orchestrator and music director based in the United States.
Constant Lambert Leonard Constant Lambert (23 August 190521 August 1951) was a British composer and conductor.
Corina Belcea Corina Belcea (born 1975) is a Romanian violinist, who studied and works in Britain.
Cyril Ornadel Cyril Ornadel (2 December 192422 June 2011) was a British conductor, songwriter and composer, chiefly in musical theatre.
Cyril Rootham Cyril Bradley Rootham (5 October 1875 – 18 March 1938) was an English composer, educator and organist.
Cyril Smith (pianist) Cyril James Smith OBE (11 August 19092 August 1974) was a virtuoso concert pianist of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, and a piano teacher.
Daisy Jopling Daisy Jopling is a British violinist currently residing in New York.
Dawid Engela Dawid Sofius Engela (30 October 1931–25 November 1967) was a South African broadcaster, composer and musicologist.
Deborah Borda Deborah Borda is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Denis Vaughan Denis Edward Vaughan is an Australian-born orchestral conductor and multi-instrumentalist.
Denise Orme Jessie Smither (25 August 1885 – 20 October 1960), known by her stage name Denise Orme, was an English music hall singer, actress and musician who appeared regularly at the Alha...
Derek Bell (musician) George Derek Fleetwood Bell, MBE (October 21, 1935 – October 17, 2002) was a Northern Irish harpist, pianist, oboist, musicologist, and composer, best known for his accompaniment work on v...
Derek Bourgeois Derek Bourgeois (born in Kingston upon Thames, 1941) is an English composer.
Derek Kidner Frank Derek Kidner (September 22, 1913 – November 27, 2008) was a British Old Testament scholar.
Dilys Elwyn-Edwards Dilys Elwyn-Edwards (née Roberts; 19 August 1918 – 13 January 2012) was a Welsh-language composer, lecturer and accompanist.
Elsie Morison Elsie Jean Morison (born 15 August 1924) is an Australian soprano.
Emily Beynon Emily Beynon is principal flautist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam.
Emily Hall Emily Hall (born 1978) is a composer of classical music, electronica and songs.
Emma Amos Emma Amos (born 18 August 1967 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire) is an English actress best known for playing Yvonne Sparrow in the last three series of time travel sitcom Goodnight Swee...
Emma Amos (actress) Emma Amos (born 18 August 1967 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire) is an English actress best known for playing Yvonne Sparrow in the last three series of time travel sitcom Goodnight Swee...
Eos Chater Eos Chater (sometimes credited as Eos) is the second violinist of the all-female classical crossover string quartet Bond.
Eric Gilder Eric Gilder (25 December 1911 – 1 June 2000) was an English musicologist.
Eric Shilling Eric Shilling (12 October 192015 February 2006) was an English opera singer and producer, long associated with English National Opera.
Ernest Farrar Ernest Bristow Farrar (7 July 1885 – 18 September 1918) was an English composer, pianist and organist.
Ernest John Moeran Ernest John Moeran (31 December 18941 December 1950) was an English composer who had strong associations with Ireland (his father was Irish, he spent much of his life there, and he died there).
Ernst Ueckermann Ernst Ueckermann (born Estcourt in 1954) is a South African composer and pianist.
Eugen d'Albert Eugen (originally Eugène) Francis Charles d'Albert (10 April 18643 March 1932) was a Scottish-born German pianist and composer.
Eugene Aynsley Goossens Sir Eugene Aynsley Goossens (26 May 1893 – 13 June 1962) was an English conductor and composer.
Evelyn Barbirolli Evelyn, Lady Barbirolli OBE (24 January 191125 January 2008) was an English oboist, and the wife of the eminent conductor Sir John Barbirolli.
Fanny Waterman Dame Fanny Waterman, DBE (born 22 March 1920) is a piano teacher, and the founder, Chairman and Artistic Director of the Leeds International Pianoforte Competition.
Francis Monkman Francis Monkman (born 9 June 1949, in Hampstead, North London, England) is an English rock, classical and film score composer, and a founding member of the progressive rock band Curved Air.
Frank Bridge Frank Bridge (26 February 187910 January 1941) was an English composer and violist.
Franz Reizenstein Franz Theodor Reizenstein (7 June 191115 October 1968) was a German-born British composer and concert pianist.
François Brassard François Joseph Brassard (6 October 1908 – 26 April 1976) was a Canadian ethnomusicologist, organist, composer and music teacher.
Frederic Cliffe Frederic Cliffe (2 May 1857, Bradford, Yorkshire – 19 November 1931, London) was an English composer.
George Butterworth George Sainton Kaye Butterworth, MC (12 July 18855 August 1916) was an English composer best known for the orchestral idyll The Banks of Green Willow and his song settings of A. E. Housman's...
George Dyson (composer) Sir George Dyson KCVO (28 May 188328 September 1964) was a well-known English musician and composer.
George Malcolm (musician) George Malcolm CBE (28 February 191710 October 1997) was an English harpsichordist, organist and conductor.
George Marshall-Hall George William Louis Marshall Hall (28 March 1862 – 18 July 1915) was an English-born musician, composer, conductor and poet, active in Australia.
George Miles George Theophilus Miles FRCO was born in Pangbourne, Berkshire on 23 February 1913 and died in Birmingham on 26 March 1988.
George Miles (organist) George Theophilus Miles FRCO was born in Pangbourne, Berkshire on 23 February 1913 and died in Birmingham on 26 March 1988.
George Thalben-Ball Sir George Thomas Thalben-Ball CBE was an organist and composer who, though originally from Australia, spent most of his life in Britain.
George Weldon George Weldon (5 June 1908, Chichester, England – 17 August 1963, South Africa) was an English conductor.
Georgina Born Georgina Born is a British academic, anthropologist and musician.
Gerald English Gerald English (born 6 November 1925) is an English tenor.
Gerald Finley Gerald Finley (born 30 January 1960) is a Canadian baritone opera singer.
Geraldine McMahon Geraldine McMahon ARCM is a British-born harpist and singer of Irish descent.
Gervase de Peyer Gervase Alan de Peyer (born 11 April 1926) is an English clarinetist and conductor.
Gervase Elwes Gervase Henry Cary-Elwes, DL (15 November 1866 – 12 January 1921), better known as Gervase Elwes, was an English tenor of great distinction, who exercised a powerful influence over the dev...
Gilbert Rowland Gilbert Rowland (born 1946 in Glasgow, Scotland) is a Scottish harpsichordist.
Gillian Weir Dame Gillian Constance Weir (born 17 January 1941) is a British organist.
Goff Richards Goff Richards (c. 1944 – 25 June 2011), sometimes credited as Godfrey Richards, was a prominent English brass band arranger and composer.
Gordon Jacob Gordon Percival Septimus Jacob CBE (5 July 18958 June 1984) was an English composer.
Gordon Laing Gordon Laing (born 1964) is a British classical bassoonist, contrabassoonist, and pedagogue.
Grace Williams Grace Mary Williams (19 February 1906 - 10 February 1977) was a Welsh composer.
Graham Blyth Graham Blyth is a British audio engineer who is known for designing mixing consoles.
Graham Fitch Graham Fitch is an English pianist and piano teacher.
Graham Ovenden Graham Stuart Ovenden (born 11 February 1943) is an English painter, fine art photographer and writer.
Guillaume Ormond Guillaume Ormond (1896–1971) was a cathedral organist, who served at Truro Cathedral.
Gustav Holst Gustav Theodore Holst (born Gustavus Theodore von Holst: 21 September 1874 – 25 May 1934) was an English composer, arranger and teacher.
Gustavo Núñez Gustavo Núñez (born in Montevideo, February 15, 1965) is an Uruguayan bassoonist trained at Musikhochschule Hannover (Prof.
Howard Shelley Howard Gordon Shelley OBE is a British pianist and conductor.
Howard Talbot Richard Lansdale Munkittrick, better known as Howard Talbot, was an American-born, English-raised conductor and composer of Irish descent.
Hugh Bean Hugh Cecil Bean CBE (22 September 1929 – 26 December 2003) was an English violinist.
Hugh Ross (musician) Hugh C. M. Ross (born c. 1898, died 20 January 1990, in Manhattan, New York City, age 91), was a choral director and conductor of the Schola Cantorum of New York.
Humphrey Searle Humphrey Searle (26 August 191512 May 1982) was an English composer.
Ian Belsey Ian Belsey (born 1962) is a lyric baritone specializing in opera of the bel canto period, but is best known for his performances in light music and operetta, particularly the works of Gilbert an...
Ian Lake Ian Lake (January 26, 1935 in Quorn, Leicestershire – August 12, 2004 in London, England) was a pianist and composer who taught for many years at the Royal College of Music in London.
Ian Parrott Ian Parrott was a prolific Anglo-Welsh composer and writer on music.
Ian Partridge Ian Partridge CBE (born 12 June 1938) is a retired English lyric tenor, whose repertoire ranged from Monteverdi, Bach and Handel, the Elizabethan lute songs, German, French and English songs, th...
Ian Whyte (conductor) Ian Whyte (13 August 1901 - 27 March 1961) was a Scottish conductor and composer, and founder of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
Imogen Holst Imogen Clare Holst CBE (12 April 1907 – 9 March 1984) was an English composer, arranger, conductor and festival organiser.
Iris Loveridge Iris Gwendolyne M. Loveridge (10 April 1917 – 6 November 2000) was an English classical pianist.
Irving Wardle John Irving Wardle is an English writer and theatre critic.
Ivana Gavrić Ivana Gavrić (born in Sarajevo) is a British pianist.
Ivor Bolton Ivor Bolton (born 17 May 1958, Blackrod, England) is an English conductor and harpsichordist.
Ivor Gurney Ivor Bertie Gurney (28 August 1890 – 26 December 1937) was an English composer and poet.
Ivor Slaney Ivor Ernst Slaney (b. 27 May 1921 in West Bromwich, United Kingdom, d. March 1998, Southampton, United Kingdom) was a prolific musical composer and conductor, notable for his work in film, telev...
Jackie Pullinger Jackie Pullinger MBE (born 1944) is a British Protestant Christian charismatic missionary to Hong Kong and founder of the St Stephen's Society.
Jason Kouchak Jason Kouchak is a pianist, composer and singer-songwriter whose works, interests, public contributions and charitable associations span the world including the United Kingdom, France, Japan, Si...
Javier Álvarez Javier Álvarez (born 1956, Mexico City) is a Mexican composer who is known for creating works that combine a variety of international musical styles and traditions that often utilize unusual ins...
Javier Álvarez (composer) Javier Álvarez Fuentes (born May 8, 1956, Mexico City) is a Mexican composer who is known for creating works that combine a variety of international musical styles and traditions that often util...
Jeanne Zaidel-Rudolph Jeanne Zaidel-Rudolph (OIB) (9 July 1948) is a South African composer, pianist and teacher.
Jennifer Paull Jennifer Irène Paull is a musician, publisher, lecturer, and author.
Jeremy Suter Jeremy Suter (born in London) is an English organist and choral director.
Joan Chissell Joan Olive Chissell (22 May 191931 January 2007) was an English writer and lecturer on music, and music reviewer for The Times 1948-79.
Joan Havill Joan Havill is a respected piano teacher and Senior Professor of Piano at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.
Joan Sutherland Dame Joan Alston Sutherland, (7 November 192610 October 2010) was an Australian dramatic coloratura soprano noted for her contribution to the renaissance of the bel canto repertoire from the la...
Joan Trimble Joan Trimble (18 June 1915 - 6 August 2000) was an Irish composer and pianist.
John Addison John Mervyn Addison (16 March 19207 December 1998) was a British composer best known for his film scores.
John Balme John Balme is an American conductor, opera manager and pianist.
John Barham John Barham is an English classical pianist, composer, arranger, producer and educator.
John Bertalot John Bertalot (born 1931) is an English organist, who served at Blackburn Cathedral.
John Bevan Baker John Bevan Baker was a British composer, born in England, but long resident in Scotland.
John Birch (musician) John Anthony Birch (9 July 1929 – 28 April 2012) was a British organist and choral director.
John Bishop (academic) Lionel Albert Jack (John) Bishop OBE (26 October 190314 December 1964) was an Australian academic, conductor and patron of the arts.
John Lill John Lill CBE (born 17 March 1944, London) is an English classical pianist.
John S. Beckett John Stewart Beckett (5 February 1927 – 5 February 2007) was an Irish musician, composer and conductor; cousin of the famous writer and playwright Samuel Beckett.
John White (composer) John White (born in Berlin, 5 April 1936) is an English experimental composer and musical performer.
John Williams (guitarist) John Christopher Williams (born 24 April 1941) is an Australian classical guitarist renowned for his ensemble playing as well as his interpretation and promotion of the modern classical guitar r...
John Wilson (conductor) John Wilson (born 1972) is a British conductor, arranger and musicologist who specialises in music for the small and big screens, as well as Big Band jazz and light music.
Jonathan Del Mar Jonathan Del Mar (born 7 January 1951) is a British musicologist, music editor and conductor.
Julian Lloyd Webber Julian Lloyd Webber (born 14 April 1951) is a British solo cellist who has been described as the "doyen of British cellists".
Julius Drake Julius Drake (born 1959, London) is an English pianist who works as a song recital accompanist and chamber musician.
June Gordon, Marchioness of Aberdeen and Temair June Gordon, Marchioness of Aberdeen and Temair, GCStJ, CBE, DL, FRCM, FRSAMD, FRSE (née Boissier; 29 December 1913 – 22 June 2009), known as "Lady Aberdeen", was a professional musician and pat...
Katharine Stewart-Murray, Duchess of Atholl Katharine Marjory Stewart-Murray, Duchess of Atholl, DBE (6 November 1874 – 21 October 1960), née Ramsay and known as the Marchioness of Tullibardine from 1899 to 1917, was a B...
Kathryn Stott Kathryn Stott (born 10 December 1958) is a British classical pianist who performs as a concerto soloist, recitalist and chamber musician.
Keith Burstein Keith Burstein (born Keith Burston, Brighton, UK, 1957) is an English composer, conductor and music theorist.
Keith Pascoe Keith Pascoe (born 1959) is a musician and conductor from Liverpool, England, best known for his work with musical ensembles such as the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the London Philharmonic, and...
Kendall Taylor Edgar Kendall Taylor CBE, FRCM, Hon FRAM (born 27 July 1905 Sheffield, UK, died 5 December 1999 Wimbledon, UK) was a pianist who had an international career as solo concert pianist, chamber musi...
Kenneth Hesketh Kenneth Hesketh (born 1968) is a British composer of contemporary classical music in numerous genres including opera, orchestral, chamber, vocal and solo.
Laurence Cummings Laurence Cummings (born 1968, Birmingham), MA (Oxon), ARCM, FRCO, HonRAM is a British harpsichordist, organist, and conductor.
Lauri Kennedy Lauri Kennedy (5 July 189626 April 1985) was a notable Australian cellist.
Laurie Johnson Laurie Johnson is an English film and television composer, and bandleader.
Lazarus Ekwueme Lazarus Ekwueme (born January 28, 1936) is a Nigerian musicologist, composer and scholar.
Leonard N. Fowles Leonard Nowell Fowles (1870 December – 1939 January) was an English organist and choirmaster, classical music composer, arranger, teacher, adjudicator and conductor, best remembered for his hymn...
Leonard Salzedo Leonard Salzedo (24 September 1921, London – 6 May 2000, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire) was an English composer and conductor of Spanish descent.
Leopold Stokowski Leopold Anthony Stokowski (18 April 188213 September 1977) was a British conductor.
Leslie Holmes Leslie Sarony (born Leslie Legge Frye 22 January 1897 - 12 February 1985) was a British entertainer, singer and songwriter.
Lindsay Cooper Lindsay Cooper (3 March 1951 – 18 September 2013) was an English bassoon and oboe player, composer and political activist.
Lloyd Powell Lloyd Powell (22 August 188825 March 1975) was an English, later Canadian pianist and teacher.
Lucian Nethsingha Lucian Nethsingha (born 1936) is an English cathedral organist, who served in Exeter Cathedral.
Lucy Winkett Lucy Clare Winkett (born 8 January 1968) is a British Anglican priest.
Ludovic Morlot Ludovic Morlot (born 1974, Lyon), is a French conductor.
Luis Parés Luis Parés (born Caracas, September 16, 1980) is a Venezuelan/Italian pianist.
Luke Bedford Luke Bedford (born 25 April 1978) is a British composer.
Lynda Sayce Lynda Sayce is a British lutenist and theorbo player, known also as a scholar of musical history and a writer on the history of the lute and theorbo.
Léon Goossens Léon Jean Goossens, CBE, FRCM (12 June 1897 – 13 February 1988) was a British oboist.
Madeleine Dring Madeleine Winefride Isabelle Dring (September 7, 1923 – March 26, 1977) was an English composer and actress.
Mai Jones Mai Jones (6 February 1899 – 7 May 1960), was a Welsh songwriter, entertainer and radio producer.
Malcolm Archer Malcolm Archer (born 1952) is an English organist, conductor and composer.
Malcolm Arnold Sir Malcolm Henry Arnold, CBE (21 October 1921 – 23 September 2006) was an English composer.
Malcolm Martineau Malcolm Martineau (born 3 February 1960) is a Scottish pianist who is particularly noted as an accompanist.
Malcolm Messiter Malcolm Messiter (born 1949) is a British oboist, particularly well known for his recording of the virtuosic 'La Favorita' Concerto by Antonio Pasculli.
Marion Scott (musicologist) Marion Margaret Scott (16 July 1877 – 24 December 1953) was an English violinist, musicologist, writer, music critic, editor, composer, and poet.
Marjorie Eyre Marjorie Eyre (1897 – 3 December 1987) was an English singer and actress, best known for her performances in the soprano and mezzo-soprano roles of the Savoy Operas with the D'Oyly Carte O...
Marjorie Westbury Marjorie Westbury (18 June 1905 - 16 December 1989) was an English radio actress and singer.
Marmaduke Barton Marmaduke Barton FRCM (29 December 186524 July 1938) was an English pianist, composer and teacher at the Royal College of Music for almost 50 years.
Marmaduke Conway Marmaduke Percy Conway, FRCO, ARCM (1885–1961), was an English organist and writer.
Marshall Hall (musician) George William Louis Marshall Hall (28 March 186218 July 1915) was an English-born musician, composer, conductor, poet and controversialist who lived and worked in Australia from 1891 till his d...
Neville Marriner Sir Neville Marriner (born 15 April 1924) is an English conductor and violinist.
Niel Immelman Niel Immelman is a South African classical pianist.
Noel Gay Noel Gay (15 July 1898 – 4 March 1954) was born Reginald Moxon Armitage.
Norman Kay (composer) Norman Forber Kay (5 January 1929 – 12 May 2001) was a British composer and writer.
Osborne Peasgood Dr. Osborne Harold Peasgood CVO (5 March 1902-25 January 1962) was an organist at Westminster Abbey who played at a number of state occasions in the Abbey, including the Coronation of Queen Eliz...
P. D. Orton Peter Darbishire Orton (28 January 1916 - 7 April 2005) was an English mycologist, specializing in agarics.
P.D. Orton Peter Darbishire Orton was an English mycologist, specialising in agarics.
Patrick Hadley Patrick Arthur Sheldon Hadley (5 March 1899 – 17 December 1973) was a British composer.
Paul Brough Paul Brough (born London, 15 July 1963) is an English conductor and teacher.
Paul Esswood Paul Esswood (born 6 June 1942) is an English countertenor and conductor.
Paul Hamburger Paul Hamburger (3 September 1920, Vienna – 11 April 2004, London) was a British pianist, accompanist, chamber musician, and scholar.
Paul S Farmer Paul S. Farmer is a music teacher and town councillor.
Paul S. Farmer Paul Stephen Farmer MBE (born 16 April 1950) is a retired British educationalist who developed the use of pop music in school music education in the 1970s, and is reputed to be the first to devi...
Paul Schwartz Paul Schwartz (born 1956) is a music producer, composer, arranger, conductor and pianist.
Philip Jones (musician) Philip Jones CBE (12 March 1928 – 17 January 2000) was a British trumpeter and leader of an internationally famous brass chamber music ensemble.
Philip Sheffield Philip Sheffield is a British opera singer tenor who has performed all over the world including Royal Opera, London, La Scala Milan and La Monnaie Brussels among others.
Philip Sparke Philip Allan Sparke (born 29 December 1951) is a British composer and musician.
Putnam Griswold Putnam Griswold (1875–1914) was an American opera singer (bass), born in Minneapolis, Minn.
R. O. Morris Reginald Owen Morris (3 March 1886 – 14 December 1948), almost universally cited in sources and referred to even by his friends by his initials, as 'R.O. Morris', was a British composer wh...
Ralph Downes Ralph William Downes CBE (16 August 1904–24 December 1993) was an English organist, organ designer, teacher and music director and was Professor of Organ in the Royal College of Music.
Ralph Vaughan Williams Ralph Vaughan Williams OM (12 October 1872 – 26 August 1958) was an English composer of symphonies, chamber music, opera, choral music, and film scores.
Rebecca Clarke (composer) Rebecca Clarke (27 August 1886 – 13 October 1979) was an English classical composer and violist best known for her chamber music featuring the viola.
Reginald Goodall Sir Reginald Goodall (13 July 1901 – 5 May 1990) was an English conductor and singing coach, noted for his performances of the operas of Richard Wagner and for conducting the premieres of ...
Richard Addinsell Richard Stewart Addinsell (13 January 190414 November 1977) was a British composer, best known for film music, primarily his Warsaw Concerto, composed for the 1941 film Dangerous Moonlight...
Richard Adeney Richard Gilford Adeney (1920 – 16 December 2010) was a British flautist who played principal flute with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the English Chamber Orchestra, was a soloist and a f...
Richard Arnell Richard Anthony Sayer ("Tony") Arnell (15 September 191710 April 2009) was an English composer of classical music.
Richard Austin (conductor) Richard Dennis Oliver Austin FRCM (1903–1989) was the chief conductor of the Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra (now the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra) from 1934 until 1940 and later a Professor o...
Richard Durrant Richard Durrant, Dip RCM, ARCM, FLCM is an English guitarist & multi-instrumentalist.
Richard Edgar-Wilson Richard Edgar-Wilson is an English tenor who has had an international career on the concert platform and the opera stage.
Richard Harvey Richard Harvey (born 25 September 1953) is a BAFTA Award–winning British musician and composer.
Richard Henry Walthew Richard Henry Walthew, also known as Richard H. Walthew (4 November 187214 November 1951) was an English composer and pianist.
Richard Hill (musician) Richard Hill is a British composer who studied trombone initially at the Royal College of Music in London England in the 1960s, before moving into music production and composition.
Richard Popplewell Richard Popplewell LVO (born 18 October 1935) is an English organist and composer who served at the Chapel Royal.
Rick Wakeman Richard Christopher "Rick" Wakeman (born 18 May 1949) is an English keyboard player and songwriter best known for being the former keyboardist in the progressive rock band Yes.
Robert Ashfield Robert Ashfield (28 July 1911 – 30 December 2006) was an English cathedral organist, choirmaster and composer.
Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet (31 July 1841 – 7 August 1912) was an English scientist and music theorist, and brother of Admiral Sir Day Bosanquet, and philosopher Bernard Bosanquet.
Robert Irving (conductor) Robert Augustine Irving, DFC*, (28 August 191313 September 1991) was a British conductor whose reputation was mainly as a ballet conductor.
Robert Smythe Hichens Robert Hichens (Robert Smythe Hichens, 14 November 1864 – 20 July 1950) was an English journalist, novelist, music lyricist, short story writer, music critic and collaborated on successful plays.
Robin Blaze Robin Blaze (born 1971 in Manchester) is an English countertenor.
Robin Milford Robin Milford (22 January 1903–29 December 1959) was an English composer.
Robin Orr Robert Kelmsley (Robin) Orr CBE (2 June 1909 – 9 April 2006) was a Scottish composer.
Roy Goodman Roy Goodman (born 26 January 1951) is an English conductor and violinist, specialising in the performance and direction of early music.
Roy Shepherd (pianist) Roy Shepherd was an Australian pianist who is most renowned as a piano teacher at the University of Melbourne Conservatorium.
Russell Keable Russell Keable is a British educator, composer and conductor.
Ruth Gipps Ruth Gipps was a British composer, oboist and pianist.
Ruth Palmer Ruth Palmer is an acclaimed young British violinist, an exponent of music ranging from Bach to Shostakovich and beyond, who was named "Young Classical Performer of the Year" at the Classical BRI...
Rutland Boughton Rutland Boughton (23 January 187825 January 1960) was an English composer who became well known in the early 20th century as a composer of opera and choral music.
S. Drummond Wolff Stanley Drummond Wolff (4 February 1916 - 9 April 2004) was an English organist, choirmaster, composer, and music educator who was primarily active in North America.
Sally Burgess Sally Burgess FRCM is a South Africa-born British operatic lyric mezzo-soprano, opera director, and educator.
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (15 August 18751 September 1912) was an English composer who achieved such success that he was once called the "African Mahler".
Sarah Connolly Sarah Patricia Connolly CBE (born 13 June 1963) is an English mezzo-soprano.
Sarah Fox Sarah Fox (born 19 September 1973 in Giggleswick, Settle, North Yorkshire) is an English operatic soprano who has performed at several of the world’s leading opera houses, notably the Royal Oper...
Scott MacIntyre Scott Douglas MacIntyre (born June 22, 1985) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist, and the eighth place finalist on the eighth season of American Idol.
Shama Rahman Shama Sarwat Rahman (শামা সরয়াত রহমান; born 6 July 1983) is a British singer-songwriter, sitarist, storyteller, performance artist, filmmaker and actress.
Sheila Jones Harms Sheila Harms (29 May 1931 – 12 December 2004) was a soprano in Germany and Austria.
Sidney Sager Sidney Sager (1917–2002) was an English composer, conductor and trombonist, best known for his music for television and radio.
Simon Bainbridge Simon Bainbridge (born 30 August 1952) is a British composer, and a professor and former head of composition at the Royal Academy of Music, London, and visiting professor at the University of Lo...
Simon Capet Simon Capet is an English conductor and filmmaker.
Simon Dobson Simon Dobson (born Cornwall 1981) is an English composer particularly noted for his brass band compositions.
Simon Halsey Simon Halsey (born 8 March 1958) is an English choral conductor.
Simon Lindley Simon Lindley (born 10 October 1948) is a British organist, choirmaster, conductor and composer.
Simon Rogers Simon Rogers is an English musician and composer, notable for his chart success both as a musician and as a producer as well as for his considerable portfolio of television soundtrack work.
Siphiwo Ntshebe Siphiwo Ntshebe (28 June 1974 – 25 May 2010) was a South African tenor opera singer.
Stanford Robinson Stanford Robinson OBE (5 July 190425 October 1984) was an English conductor and composer, known for his work with the BBC. He remained a member of the BBC's staff until his retirement in 1966, f...
Stephen Coombs Stephen Coombs (born Birkenhead, July 11, 1960) is one of Britain's best known pianists and currently works with some of the world's foremost orchestras and conductors, as well as performing as ...
Stephen Deutsch Stephen Deutsch has composed over thirty scores for film, theatre, radio and television.
Stephen Dodgson Stephen Cuthbert Vivian Dodgson (17 March 192413 April 2013) was a British composer and broadcaster.
Stephen Savage Stephen Savage was born in England and after early training with Dorothy Hesse, studied with Bruno Seidlhofer at the Wiener Akademie and Cyril Smith at the RCM London where he became his tea...
Stephen W Tayler Stephen Tayler is a mixing and recording engineer, music producer, musician, composer and sound designer who has contributed this collection of talents to hundreds of world-class albums for arti...
Steve Nieve Steve Nieve (born Steven Nason; 19 February 1958) is an English keyboardist, best known for his work with Elvis Costello and the Attractions and Elvis Costello and the Imposters.
Surendran Reddy Surendran Reddy (9 March 1962 – 22 January 2010) was a South African composer and pianist.
Susan Addison Susan Addison (born 1955) is a leading performer of the sackbut and early trombone.
Susan Milan Susan Milan ARCM PG, GSMD, FRCM, is an English Professor of flute of the Royal College of Music, classical performer, recording artiste, composer, author and entrepreneur.
Sydney Nicholson Sir Sydney Hugo Nicholson MVO (9 February 1875 – 30 May 1947) was an English choir director, organist and composer, now chiefly remembered as the founder of the Royal School of Church Musi...
Sydney Watson Sydney Watson OBE (1903–1991) was an English church musician.
T. Tertius Noble Thomas Tertius Noble (May 5, 1867 – May 4, 1953) was an English-born organist and composer, resident in the United States for the latter part of his career.
Thea King Dame Thea King DBE FRCM FGSM (26 December 1925 – 26 June 2007) was a British clarinettist.
Thomas Armstrong (conductor) Sir Thomas Armstrong (15 June 1898 – 26 June 1994) was an English organist, conductor, composer, educationalist and adjudicator.
Thomas Fielden (musician) Thomas Perceval Fielden (24 November 1883 – 15 September 1974) was a British pianist and music teacher.
Thomas Rajna Thomas Rajna is a Hungarian-born composer and pianist, domiciled in Cape Town in South Africa since 1970.
Thomas Tunnard Thomas Tunnard (30 July 1918 – 25 August 2012) was an English cathedral organist, who served in St. Philip's Cathedral, Birmingham.
Thurston Dart Robert Thurston ("Bob") Dart (3 September 1921 – 6 March 1971), was a British musicologist, conductor and keyboard player.
Tim Mead Tim Mead (born 1981 in Chelmsford) is an English countertenor Tim Mead was born in Chelmsford, Essex and began singing as a treble in the choir of Chelmsford Cathedral.
Timothy Brown (hornist) Timothy Brown is a British horn player, a leading chamber musician and co-principal of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
Tolga Kashif Tolga Kashif (Tolga Kaşif) (born 1962) is a British born musical conductor, composer, orchestrator, producer and arranger of Turkish Cypriot descent.
Tony Britten Tony Britten is an English composer, best known for writing the music for the UEFA Champions League Anthem.
Trevor Barnard Trevor John Barnard (born 3 January 1938) is a British-born Australian pianist and teacher.
Trevor Pinnock Trevor David Pinnock CBE (born 16 December 1946) is an English harpsichordist and conductor.
Una Hale Una Hale (18 November 1922 – 4 March 2005) was an Australian operatic soprano, mainly known in her native country and in the United Kingdom.
Valentin Schiedermair Valentin Schiedermair, born 28 October 1963 in Frankfurt/Main, Germany is a German concert pianist who lives in London.
Valerie Masterson Margaret Valerie Masterson (born 3 June 1937), is a retired English opera singer, a lecturer and Vice-President of British Youth Opera.
Valeriy Sokolov Valeriy Sokolov (born September 22, 1986 in Kharkiv) is a Ukrainian violinist.
Verily Anderson Verily Anderson (12 January 1915 – 16 July 2010) was a British author, best known for writing the screenplay of the film No Kidding, based on her 1958 book Beware of Children, for writin...
Victor Hely-Hutchinson Christian Victor Hely-Hutchinson (26 December 1901 – 11 March 1947) was a British composer, born in Cape Town, Cape Colony (now in South Africa).
Walford Davies Sir Henry Walford Davies KCVO OBE (6 September 1869 – 11 March 1941) was a British composer, who held the title Master of the King's Musick from 1934 until 1941.