Humphrey Burton Net Worth
Humphrey Burton made money by Directors niche. For all time, at the moment, 2016 year, Humphrey Burton earned $95 Million. Exact sum is $95000000.
Short biography, height, weight, dates:
Birth date: March 25, 1931
Birth place: Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, UK
Profession: Director, Editor, Producer
Education: Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Children: Clemency Burton-Hill
Awards: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy-Variety Or Music Program
Wikipedia Source: Humphrey Burton
Humphrey Burton, CBE is a British classical music television presenter, broadcaster, TV director, producer, impresario, lecturer and biographer of musicians. Born 1931 in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, he attended Long Dene, a co-educational progressive school 1943-47, and the Judd School, Tonbridge 1947-49, and did 18 months National Service in the Royal Corps of Signals before reading music and history at Fitzwilliam House, Cambridge during 1951-54. He then spent a year in France on a French Government scholarship, researching music life in the 18th century, before joining BBC Radio as a trainee studio manager in 1955. He was seconded to the Recorded Programmes Production Unit and began regular broadcasts as a presenter of Transatlantic Turntable in 1957. The following year he transferred to BBC Television, joining the production team of the new arts programme Monitor. He directed many studio programmes and documentaries, working alongside Ken Russell, John Schlesinger, David Jones and Peter Newington, rising to the post of editor, in succession to his mentor Huw Wheldon, in 1962.