HARPER, John. b. 1947. John Harper was a chorister, King’s College, Cambridge (1956-61), and a music scholar, Clifton College, Bristol (1961-66). He returned to Cambridge as organ scholar, Selwyn College (1966-70), followed by four years as a research student, University of Birmingham (1970-74). He was appointed as a lecturer in music, University of Birmingham (1974-75, 1976-81), and then at the University of Oxford (1981-90), where he was Fellow, Tutor in music, organist and informator choristarum, Magdalen College (1981-90). He became professor of music, University of Wales, Bangor (now Bangor University) (1991-97), and RSCM research professor in music and liturgy there (1998-2007).
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