Leonard Charles Pearcey

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1938-06-06
Education Christ's Hosp, CCC Cambridge (MA)
Books & Publications The Musician's Survival Kit (1979)
Recreations travel
Clubs
Style Leonard Pearcey, Esq
Career PA to md Hargreaves Group 1957-59, dir of studies Rapid Results Correspondence Coll 1962-63, teacher Wimbledon 1964-65, arts admin Harold Holt Ltd 1965-66, music dir Guildhall Sch of Music and Drama 1966-70; competition sec Int Violin Competition 1966-70, dir Merton Festival 1972-76; involved in numerous major arts and religious radio and TV programmes incl BBC Radio 2 Young Musician competition, Book at Bedtime, Music Now, The Arts This Week, Seeing and Believing, Meeting Place and Songs of Praise; own series as singer and guitarist (Gold disc 1990), composer of numerous songs and arrangements; dedicatee Peter Wishart Five Psalms 1968; film commentary Robert Graves House Deia 2006-; prodr and presenter: P&O cruise-ship naming ceremonies (incl NY with Sophia Loren and Olivia de Havilland), various other major presentations, conferences and award ceremonies incl 9 Ivor Novello Awards, numerous voice-overs; admin BBC Radio Times Drama Awards and Comedy Awards 1972-90, stage co-ordinator and compere World Travel Market 1980-2006, dir Music at Leisure Series 1988-; ed Music Teacher Magazine 1980-85, feature columnist Classical Music Magazine 1979-85; Mayoress (sic) London Borough of Merton 1973-74; pres Bath Choral Soc 2011-; memb Bd Theatre Royal Bath 2009-; memb: Actors Equity, National Tst; life memb/assoc: Bath Preservation Tst, K&A Canal Tst, Victoria Art Gallery, Holburne Museum, RNLI, Mediterranean Garden Soc; patron Cavell Nurses' Tst, ambass Quartet Fndn
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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