Lanchbery, John

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Lanchbery, John (b London, 1923; d Melbourne, 2003). Eng. conductor and composer. Mus. dir. London Metropolitan Ballet 1947–9. Cond. SW Th. Ballet 1951–60. Prin. cond. Royal Ballet 1960–72. Mus. dir. Australian Ballet 1972–7, Amer. Ballet 1978–80. Arr. mus. for House of Birds, La Fille mal gardée, A Month in the Country, Mayerling, The Dream, Tales of Beatrix Potter, The Merry Widow.