Cox, David (Vassall)

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Cox, David (Vassall) (b Broadstairs, 1916; d Pratt's Bottom, London, 1997). Eng. composer, pianist, and critic. Mus. organizer, BBC External Services 1956–76. Comps. incl. many choral and vocal works, opera The Children in the Forest. Author of book on Debussy (1974) and history of the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts (1980).