Theatrical composer of Cats and the Phantom of the Opera.
He got to see the ins and outs of the theater through his aunt who was an actress.
He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1992.
He got married to Sarah Hugill on July 24, 1972, then to Sarah Brightman on March 22, 1984, and to Madeleine Gurdon on February 9, 1991.
He composed Amigos Para Siempre - Friends for Life with Don Black providing the lyrics, a song which was performed by Luciano Pavarotti.