Reynolds, Alfred (Charles)
- Philip L. Scowcroft
(b Liverpool, Aug 15, 1884; d Bognor Regis, Oct 18, 1969). English composer and conductor. He studied with Humperdinck in Berlin (1904–10) before returning to England to a career in the musical theatre, at that time being reckoned the youngest opera conductor in England. He soon began composing significant incidental music, and took up the post of musical director at Nigel Playfair's Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith (...