De Peyer was born in London and attended Bedales School. He was awarded a scholarship to the
Royal College of Music where he studied clarinet with Frederick Thurston and piano with Arthur Alexander. Towards the end of World War II, when he was aged 18, he joined the Royal Marines Band Service. De Peyer returned to the Royal College of Music after the war and subsequently studied in Paris with Louis Cahuzac.
MAY 4TH - HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHELTON BROOKS!! BIRTHDAYS 1886 Shelton Brooks piano/composer b. Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada d. Sept. 6, 1975. In the 1930s, Shelton had a ...