British composer, director, violinist, harpist, writer and amateur astronomer. For several works he used the pseudonym William H. Myddleton.
He played the violin in the Orchestra of "Her Majesty's Theatre" in Sydney, the Orchestra of the Opera House in Auckland, the Providence Opera House inProvidence 9Rhode Island) , the Tokyo Orchestra, the Government House (Sarawak) Orchestra and the Government House (Hayti) Mexico Orchestra. As solo performer he toured around Australia, South America, Italy and Spain.
Later he became bandmaster of the Orchestra of the Carl Rosa Opera Company
He lived at 25 Palace Road where he died in 1950- buried at West Norwood Cemetery