John McLeod (composer)

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John Mcleod (second left)

John McLeod CBE (born 1934) is a contemporary Scottish composer.

He was born in Aberdeen, but is based in Edinburgh. He writes music in many media including film and television. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music with Sir Lennox Berkeley.

His Clarinet Concerto was premiered at the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh on 13 May 2007.

McLeod was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2016 Birthday Honours for services to music.[1]


  1. ^ "(Supplement) no. 61608". The London Gazette. 11 June 2016. p. B9. 

External links[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography: John Mcleod". John McLeod. Retrieved 15 March 2016.