Allen, Ian Mackenzie Stirling, son of Ernest Stirling Allen, solicitor, and Elsie Mackenzie, d. of Brig.-Surgn William Mackenzie Skues; b. 27 July 1919; adm. Jan. 1933 (B); left Dec. 1935; Poitiers Univ. 1937; Roy. Acad. of Music 1947-50; LRAM, BMus (Lond.), ARCM; a professional accompanist, teacher, composer, lecturer and writer on music under the name of Ian Stirling; m. Monique Bret.