Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) was an English composer and conductor. He was born in Down Ampney, England, and studied music at the Royal College of Music in London. He later served as conductor of various orchestras in England, and he also composed a number of works for orchestra, choir, and other ensembles.
Vaughan Williams wrote a wide range of music, including symphonies, operas, choral works, and piano and organ music. Some of his most well-known compositions include the operas “The Pilgrim’s Progress” and “Sir John in Love,” and the Symphony No. 5 in D major.