Sir Adrian Boult
Adrian was a conductor with the BBC Symphony (1930-1950), City of Birmingham Symphony (1924-1930); and London Philharmonic (1950-1958) Orchestras. He was knighted in 1937.
His gave his last public performance conducting Sir Edward Elgar's ballet The Sanguine Fan for London Festival Ballet at the Coliseum London, 24 June 1978. His final record, completed in December 1978, was of music by Hubert Parry. He formally retired from conducting in 1981.