McCarthy, David Wyn
1931 -

Musician and hymn tune writer, was educated at Newcastle-under-Lyme High School, Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield and Downing College, Cambridge. Since 1954 he has taught at Woodhouse Grove School, Yorkshire. He has directed many of the annual 'Youth Makes Music' courses for the Methodist Church Music Society. Two of his hymn tunes are in Hymns and Psalms, 294 and 686.