WESTRUP, Sir Jack Allan 1904-1975. Teacher and composer. Born in Dulwich, son of George and Harriet Westrup, his father being an insurance clerk. Educated at Alleyn's School, where he held a scholarship, and at Balliol College, Oxford. Subsequently appointed assistant master at Dulwich College, where he taught Latin; he lived at 149 South Croxted Road. From 1947 he held the position of Heather Professor of Music at Oxford University. He is best known as a musician, conductor and author of works on composers especially Purcell and Handel.

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