There have been numerous tributes paid to Sir David Willcocks who died in September. I’ve enjoyed reading these as they often include personal memories and anecdotes from former students who have gone on to lead illustrious careers as professional organists and singers. Many were his students at King’s College Cambridge where he was Director of Music from 1957-1974 or at the Royal College of Music where he was Principal from 1974-1984. And there have been witty reminiscences too especially of