Grainger, Percy Aldridge (1882–1961), composer, was born George Percy Grainger at Brighton, Victoria, Australia, on 8 July 1882, the son of John Harry Grainger (1855–1917), architect and engineer, and his wife, Rosa Annie (Rose) Aldridge (1861–1922). He spent his childhood in Melbourne, Victoria...


Percy Aldridge Grainger (1882–1961) by Elliott & Fry © National Portrait Gallery, London