Most widely known for composing the tracks The Very Considered You, The Contact of the Lips, and We Hadn’t Anyone Right up until You. He went to the Royal Academy of Music before learning to be a well-known number in the Golden Age group of English Music. He was inducted in to the Songwriters Hall of Popularity 18 years after his loss of life. He wedded his wife Gladys. He made an appearance within the 1937 film A Damsel in Stress, which starred Gracie Allen.