Blacking, John (Arthur Randoll)
- John Baily
(b Guildford, Oct 22, 1928; d Belfast, Jan 24, 1990). British anthropologist and ethnomusicologist. Raised in the Anglican environment of Salisbury Cathedral close, his father, the cathedral architect, was closely concerned with the restoration of the Sarum rite and with the Dolmetsch early music revival. Blacking served as a commissioned officer in the Coldstream Guards, with active service in Malaya (...