Sydney Carter

CARTER, Sydney Bertram. b. Camden, London, 6 May 1915; d. 13 March 2004. He was educated at Montem Street London County Council School, Islington, Christ’s Hospital and Balliol College, Oxford. He taught at Frensham Heights School, Surrey, and served during the Second World War with the Friends’ Ambulance Unit in the Middle East and Greece, for which country he developed a lasting affection. The Greek music that he heard at that time influenced all that he did later. He taught and lectured for the British Council in Norway, Spain, Poland and Germany. He was a prolific broadcaster with many television scripts to his credit, including successful language teaching serials. He began writing...

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