Ronald [Russell], Sir Landon
- Michael Kennedy
(b London, June 7, 1873; d London, Aug 14, 1938). English conductor, pianist and composer, illegitimate son of Henry Russell and Hannah de Lara. He entered the RCM in 1884, where his teachers were Stanford and Parry, and in 1891 became accompanist and coach under Mancinelli at Covent Garden, where he first appeared as conductor in ...