Born in London, educated at Charterhouse and commissioned into the Life Guards in 1960. After seven years in the military he resigned and started his music studies and is a Licentiate of both the Trinity College of Music and the Royal Schools of Music. Peter arrived in Rhodesia in 1969 and took up a teaching post as Director of Music at Falcon College, Essexvale. During these years he wrote and refined his best known Rhodesian work, ROBBIE’S GONE. He resigned from this post in 1975 in order to produce this musical with a view to becoming a full-time composer and producer.