Death of a Radio 3 veteranmain
We hear word of the death of Leo Black, a member of the all-star BBC Radio 3 team of Deryck Cooke, Robert Simpson, Leo Black, Basil Lam, Alan Walker, Eleanor Warren and Julian Budden. He was 86.
Born in London in 1932, he attended grammar schools in Amersham and Cheltenham and Wadham College Oxford. After two years with Universal Edition in Vienna, he joined the BBC Radio 3 Music Department in 1960 and stayed until 1988.