Person Born 23/8/1905 Died 21/8/1951
Composer. Born and died in London. Brother of the sculptor Maurice Lambert. Heavy drinker. Co-founder of the Sadler's Well Ballet with Ninette de Valois and Frederick Ashton. Had an affair with Margot Fonteyn, 1937-47, which ended badly, for her. Father of Kit Lambert the first manager of the Who.
His friend, Anthony Powell, based Hugh Moreland, one of the characters in 'A Dance to the Music of Time' on Lambert.