According to the Internet source given below, was a composer and ethnomusicologist writing several books on Tibetan Buddhist music and composed in ethnic styles including Celtic.
A pianist, he studied music at St. John's College, Oxford until1933. His composition Fantasy Quintet
for piano and strings was performed in Sheffield by George Linstead. His Violin Sonata
and Suite No. 1 for strings
both composed in 1938, won him a composition scholarship at the Royal College of Music, where he was taught by John Ireland. He later he returned to Oxford for a B. Mus. degree. His graduating piece was in the Celtic style, A Song of Saint Columba
From 1948, he was a producer for the BBC Radio classical music station called the Third Programme, until he moved to Germany from 1964 to 1966 where he was Assistant Director of the Institute for Musical Research in Berlin. After teaching assignments in Illinois and Hawaii universities, he was appointed Professor of Music (Ethnomusicology) at UCLA in 1969. He retired in 1983 and moved to Wales.
||Biography by wikipedia.org.