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About the
Hymn Tune Index
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HTI: About the Author

Nicholas Temperley

Curriculum Vitae

Personal:

  • Born: Beaconsfield, England, August 7, 1932
  • American by naturalization (1977)
  • Married, 3 children

 

Education:

  • Eton College, 1945–51
  • Royal College of Music, London, 1951–52
  • King’s College, Cambridge University, 1952–59

 

Degrees:

  • B.A. (double First in Music), 1955; Mus.B., 1956; M.A., 1959; Ph. D., 1959, all at Cambridge University
  • Associate of the Royal College of Music (in Piano), 1952
  • Associate of the Royal College of Organists, 1958

 

Honors and Awards:

  • Foundation Scholar, Eton College, 1946–51
  • Foundation Scholar, King’s College, 1953–56
  • John Stewart of Rannoch Scholar in Sacred Music, 1953–56
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Illinois, 1959–61
  • Undergraduate Instructional Award, UIUC, Summer 1969
  • Visiting Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge, 1970–71
  • Associate, Center for Advanced Studies, UIUC, 1970–71
  • Otto Kinkeldey Award of the American Musicological Society (for the best
  • musicological book published in 1979), 1980
  • University Senior Scholar, UIUC, 1986–89
  • Honorary Fellow, Guild of Church Musicians, 1990–

 

Employment:

  • Assistant Lecturer in Music, Cambridge University, 1961–66
  • Fellow and Director of Studies in Music, Clare College, Cambridge, 1961–66
  • Assistant Professor, Music Department, Yale University, 1966–67
  • Associate Professor, School of Music, UIUC, 1967–72
  • Professor, School of Music, UIUC, 1972–96; Emeritus, 1996–
  • Chair, Musicology Division, UIUC, 1972–75; 1992–96

 

External Grants:

  • Fellowship, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1975–76
  • Research Grant, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1982–86

 

Professional Positions:

  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the American Musicological Society, 1978–80
  • Editorial Board, 19th Century Music, 1978–
  • Editorial Board, New Berlioz Edition, 1980–
  • Board of Advisors, Garland Symphony Project, 1980–90
  • General Editor, Oxford Studies in British Church Music, 1986–
  • Editorial Board, American Music, 1991–3

 

Memberships:

  • Royal Musical Association, 1955–
  • Victorian Society [of Great Britain], 1957–
  • International Musicological Society, 1964–
  • American Musicological Society, 1967–
    • council member, 1974–76
    • editorial board, 1978–80
    • Otto Kinkeldey award committee, 1982–84
    • AMS 50 committee, 1988–90, 1993–97
  • Music Library Association, 1974–
  • Sonneck Society for American Music, founding member, 1975–
    • board of directors, 1975–76
  • Midwest Victorian Studies Association, founding member, 1977–
    • vice president, 1982–84
    • president, 198486
  • British Music Society, 1979–
    • advisory board, 1979–81
  • Hymn Society of America, 1980–
    • chair of research committee, 1983–87
  • Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH) 1996
    • vice president 200001
    • president 2001
Complete List of Publications
Selective List of Publications

 

Nicholas Temperley
2136 Music Building
University of Illinois
1114 Nevada Street
Urbana, IL 61801

Phone: 217 333 8733
Fax: 217 244 4585
ntemp@uiuc.edu