Kept in mind for his neoclassical chamber, orchestral, and vocal music functions, this twentieth-century English composer most famously had written the song “The Jackdaw” as well as the operas The Clandestine Marriage as well as the Captive. In the past due 1940s, he researched in Paris using the popular French composer Nadia Boulanger. From the 1970s, he trained music in the College or university of Reading in Britain. His 1974 opera, Clytemnestra, was made up for his mezzo-soprano vocalist wife, Maureen Lehane. His boy from a youthful marriage, Wayne Wishart, also got a career like a composer. He was affected by the task of the first 20th-century Russian composer Igor Stravinsky.