Philip Arnold Heseltine (Peter Warlock) (1894-1930), Music scholar and composer
Sitter associated with 4 portraits
Composer (as Peter Warlock) and writer on music (as Philip Heseltine); received little formal training in music, but was greatly influenced in his compositions by Frederick Delius and Bernard van Dieren. Regarded pre-eminently as a composer of songs, including works such as the Corpus Christi carol (1919) and the song cycle The Curlew (1922); also a pioneer in the revival of 16th and 17th century music. A fearless and outspoken critic, he was the founder and editor of a musical journal The Sackbut (1920-1); the author of Frederick Delius (1923) and co-author with Cecil Gray of Carlo Gesualdo, Musician and Murderer (1926).
by Gerald Leslie Brockhurst
On display at Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham, UK in the exhibition 'Lasting Impressions'
by Ernest Procter
by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 29 November 1915
by Anthony Wysard
pen and ink and wash, 1929