1904 – Born on the 13th of January in Oxford, England. 1925 – He went to the Royal College of music and continued his musical education in Berlin, Vienna after
studying at Hertford College, Oxford. 1941 – He wrote the song titled "Warsaw Concerto" for the film, Dangerous Moonlight. 1942 – He collaborated with Joyce Grenfell, for both West End revues (including Tuppence Colored and Penny
Plain) and Grenfell’s one-woman shows. 1947 – He wrote the broadway adaptation of Alice in Wonderland , staring Bambi Linn. 1958 – He wrote the short orchestral piece "Southern Rhapsody", which was played every morning at the start
of black-and-white TV broadcasts by the former Southern Television company in southeastern
England for eleven years. 1977 – He died on the 14th of november in London.