Alan Loveday

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Alan Loveday
Birth nameAlan Raymond Loveday
Born(1928-02-29)29 February 1928
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Died12 April 2016(2016-04-12) (aged 88)
Years active1932–1993
Associated actsRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra
Academy of St Martin in the Fields

Alan Raymond Loveday (29 February 1928 – 12 April 2016) was a New Zealand violinist. A child prodigy, he became leader of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and a soloist and leader with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields. He was a professor at the Royal College of Music for 17 years from 1955. Loveday married pianist Ruth Stanfield in 1952, and they had two children, including Ian Loveday.[1]


  1. ^ Inglis, Anne (2 May 2016). "Alan Loveday obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 3 May 2016.