1914- ; b. Dublin; musician and music critic of The Irish Times,
1946-52; works include Symphonic Suite in Three Movements; Irish Rhapsody for Symphony Orchestra; Suite of Planxties; Goldenhair, song cycle to words by James Joyce; The
Falaingin Dances, for symphony orch.; Four Higgins Songs,
and a String quartet; also writings on Liszt (Dent), First Harmony
Course; and Ballet Music, with Humphrey Searle; member of Aosdána.