Skip to main content

Cecil, Lord David

Lord David Cecil (sĬs´əl, sĕs–) (Lord Edward Christian David Gascoyne Cecil), 1902–86, English biographer. He was professor of English literature at Oxford (1948–70). Cecil's works are all distinguished for their artistry as well as for their sound scholarship. His masterpiece is his life of Lord Melbourne, published in two volumes, The Young Melbourne (1939) and Lord M. (1954). His other works include Sir Walter Scott (1933), Jane Austen (1935), Walter Pater:Scholar Artist (1955), and Max (1964), a study of Max Beerbohm. The Cecils of Hatfield House, an English Ruling Family (1973) is about his own family.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Cecil, Lord David." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Encyclopedia.com. 28 May. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Cecil, Lord David." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Encyclopedia.com. (May 28, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/reference/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/cecil-lord-david

"Cecil, Lord David." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Retrieved May 28, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/reference/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/cecil-lord-david

Lord, David (Malcolm)

Lord, David (Malcolm) (b Oxford, 1944). Eng. composer, conductor, and lecturer. Works incl. Incantare, orch.; hpd. conc.; several song-cycles, incl. The Wife of Winter (comp. for Janet Baker).

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Lord, David (Malcolm)." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music. . Encyclopedia.com. 28 May. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Lord, David (Malcolm)." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music. . Encyclopedia.com. (May 28, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/lord-david-malcolm

"Lord, David (Malcolm)." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music. . Retrieved May 28, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/lord-david-malcolm