Britain's Greatest Living Composer

Robert Lalljie explores the elusive phenomenon that was the composer Albert Ketelbey.

His palm court music was so popular during the 1920s and 30s, that it was almost impossible to spend a day without hearing at least one of his compositions.

He was once marketed under seven pseudonyms because he was so busy, and in 1929 he was proclaimed `Britain's greatest living composer'.

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Robert Lalljie explores the elusive phenomenon that was the composer Albert Ketelbey.

His palm court music was so popular during the 1920s and 30s, that it was almost impossible to spend a day without hearing at least one of his compositions.

He was once marketed under seven pseudonyms because he was so busy, and in 1929 he was proclaimed `Britain's greatest living composer'.

2000080120001015

Robert Lalljie explores the elusive phenomenon that was the composer Albert Ketelbey.

His palm court music was so popular during the 1920s and 30s, that it was almost impossible to spend a day without hearing at least one of his compositions.

He was once marketed under seven pseudonyms because he was so busy, and in 1929 he was proclaimed `Britain's greatest living composer'.