Chissell, Joan (Olive)
- Stanley Sadie
(b Cromer, May 22, 1919). English music critic. She studied at the Royal College of Music from 1936 to 1942 under Kendall Taylor (piano), Herbert Howells (composition) and Frank Howes (history and criticism). Turning away from an intended career as a pianist, she became a teacher at the RCM, lecturer and critic, and from ...