Dancer, teacher and master of Scottish ballet, Glasgow-born August 22, 1937.
He joined the Sadler's Wells school in 1951, and three years later joined the Corps de ballet of the Sadler completo Wells Theatre Ballet. In 1955 he was promoted to soloist and in 1959 he was transferred to the Royal Ballet as a principal dancer, the youngest of the company. Main roles in the ballets premiered: Danses Concertantes (1955), House of Birds (1955), Solitaire (1956), The Burrow (1958), The Fairy completo Kiss (1960), Diversions (1961), Images of Love (1964), Elite Syncopations (1974) and The Four Seasons (1975) of Kenneth MacMillan, Saudades (1955) and Jabez and the Devil (1961) by Alfred Rodrigues, A Blue Rose (1957) by Peter Wright, The Angels (1957) of John Cranko and Checkpoint (1970) of Ninette de Valois, among others. With the Scottish Ballet premiered the role of the Prince in Cinderella (1979) of Peter Darrell. He was master of the Royal Ballet from 1976 to 1979, company in which continued later as Professor and principal dancers Repeater. In 1997, he acted as jury prize Adeline Genée.