Sir Reginald Thatcher (1888–1957) is shown here wearing a dark suit, painted against a rich dark green background. Sir Reginald was Principal of the Royal Academy of Music from 1949 to 1955, having previously been Warden and Vice-Principal. From 1935 and until joining the Academy's staff, he was Deputy Director of Music at the BBC.
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Royal Academy of Music
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