Nicholas Temperley

TEMPERLEY, Nicholas. b. Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, 7 August 1932. He is the son of Major General Arthur Cecil Temperley (1877–1940), sometime military attaché at the League of Nations and author of The Whispering Gallery of Europe (1938). He was educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge.  He first came to the University of Illinois in 1959 as a postdoctoral fellow.  He then taught in the music departments of Cambridge and Yale, and joined the Illinois music faculty permanently in 1967.  He was a University Senior Scholar at Illinois from 1986 to 1989.  He became a US citizen in 1976.  He retired in 1996, but continues to live in Urbana.  Temperley has specialized in the Classic and...

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