|Occupation||Composer, Performer, Musicologist|
PETER DICKINSON is the British composer, writer and pianist. He has written works for some of the leading international performers and CDs of his music include four on Albany Records and three on Naxos. He is an Emeritus Professor of the University of Keele and of the University of London. He was Head of Music at the Institute of United States Studies, University of London, until 2004. His books include studies of Lennox Berkeley, Billy Mayerl, Aaron Copland, John Cage, Lord Berners and Samuel Barber.