This ground-breaking biography of Ralph Vaughan Williams reveals more than any other the man behind the music.The author examines the considerable range of Vaughan Williams' work and reveals how the greatest influence on Vaughan Williams's music and creative development was his personal life.
Keith Alldritt was educated at Wolverhampton Grammar School and St Catharine's College, Cambridge. He has taught at universities in Europe and North America. His books include studies of Winston Churchill, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, George Orwell, W.D. Yeats, D.H. Lawrence, and the music of T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.