Definition of Walton, Sir William in English:

Walton, Sir William

proper noun

  • (1902–83), English composer; full name Sir William Turner Walton. Notable works: Façade (1921–3, a setting of poems by Edith Sitwell for recitation), the oratorio Belshazzar's Feast (1930–1), and film scores for three Shakespeare plays and the film The Battle of Britain (1969).


Walton, Sir William