Wooldridge, David (Humphry Michael)

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Wooldridge, David (Humphry Michael) (b Deal, 1927). Eng. conductor, composer, and writer. Staff cond., Bavarian State Opera, 1954–5, guest cond. Amer. orchs. 1957–68, mus. dir. Beirut SO 1961–5, cond. Cape Town Orch. 1965–7. Works incl. va. conc., Partita for orch., and film mus. Author of Conductors’ World (1970) and biography of Charles Ives (1974).