Sir William Turner Walton, British composer. Recipient gold medal Royal Philharmonic Society, 1947; Worshipful Company of Musicians, knight bachelor, 1951; Order of Merit, 1967. Fellow Royal College Music, Royal Academy Music (honorary); member Swedish Academy Music.
Walton, Sir William Turner was born on March 29, 1902 in Oldham Lancs, England. Son of Charles Alexander and Louisa Maria (Turner) Walton.
Student, Christ Ch; student, Christ Church Oxford, 1950.
Fellow Royal College Music, Royal Academy Music (honorary). Member Swedish Academy Music. Clubs: Athenaeum (London, England.), Garrick (London, England.).