American composer of musicals in London in P.G. Wodehouse's 1919 novel A Damsel in Distress. He ends up marrying Lady Patricia Maud Marsh, daughter of Lord Marshmoreton of Belpher Castle in Hampshire.
Last night's opening, a musical piece by an American author and composer, had undoubtedly made a big hit, and Mac was glad because he liked what he had seen of the company and, in the brief time in which he known him, had come to entertain a warm regard for George Bevan, the composer, who had traveled over from New York to help with the London production.
George Bevan turned the corner now, walking slowly and, it seemed to Mac, gloomily toward the stage door. He was a young man of about twenty-seven, tall and well-knit, with an agreeable, clean-cut face of which a pair of good and honest eyes were the most noticeable feature. His sensitive mouth was drawn down a little at the corners, and he looked tired.