English clarinet player who joined the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and has been called the leading clarinettist of his generation.
He went to Westoe Secondary School in South Shields and was efficient in Rugby football.
He served in the Royal Air Force during World War II.
His father, John Alexander Brymer, played clarinet when he was a child, which led him to play when he was four years old.
He is an instrumentalist like Kenny G.