Died: 25th February 2014
Multi-award winning songwriter and producer.
His first success as a songwriter was Walkin' Tall which was a top-10 single in 1963 for Adam Faith. He used the alias Robin Conrad as he was also plugging the song under his real name. He provided English lyrics to Italian ballads that were popular. He went on to work as a lyricist with composers Les Reed, Geoff Stephens & Mitch Murray with whom he formed a long-lasting partnership.
Founder member of the Society of Distinguished Songwriters (KING SOD II), a Director of the Performing Rights Society, and a Director of MCPS. Callander also has formed the publishing company Callander Family Music Ltd.