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David Marshall Jones, American school librarian, director. Member, past-treasurer, past-board member Childrens' International Summer Villages, Jacksonville University, 1996; elder First Presbyterian Church, Jacksonville, 1999—2001.

Background

Jones, David Marshall was born on June 13, 1950 in Pittsburgh. Son of Donald Myron Jones and Barbara Ann Stump.

Education

Jones received his Ph.D. from the University of Wales in 1978, on the basis of a doctoral dissertation in three volumes entitled The String Quartets of Vanhal.

Career

He is an expert on music of the Classical period, including that of Haydn and Beethoven. Earlier (1974) he had been appointed as a Lecturer at Cardiff University, and was subsequently promoted there several times: Senior Lecturer (1998), Reader (2002), Professorial Chair (2007). He served as Head of School from March 2008 to July 2013.

He serves on the editorial board of the journal Eighteenth-Century Music and the e-journal Haydn. He has given lectures and talks at the BBC Proms, the Edinburgh Festival, and at the Royal Festival Hall and other major venues.

Achievements

  • His book Oxford Composer Companions: Haydn was awarded a prize by the International Association of Music Librarians (UK and Ireland) in 2002. He has served as chairman of the Music Libraries Trust since 2005 and was elected a Vice President of the Royal Musical Association in 2009.

Membership

Member, past-treasurer, past-board member Childrens' International Summer Villages, Jacksonville University, 1996. Elder First Presbyterian Church, Jacksonville, 1999—2001.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing, painting.

Connections

Married Martha Jane Newman, May 30, 1982. 1 child Virginia Frances.

father:
Donald Myron Jones

mother:
Barbara Ann Stump

spouse:
Martha Jane Newman

child:
Virginia Frances Jones