'tis true, I've avoided saying "him" or "her"
when to querries I provided answer,
howe'er, now that the questions been posed,
'tis time to reveal the gender, 'tis supposed.
The composer in question, is indeed a 'him'
whose last name starts with J, K, L, M, or N
From the Isle of Britannica, he doth hail.
And he lives to this day, unless I missed his obit in the mail.
Quod scripsi, scripsi.