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Music educator

George Richard Rastall, music educator. Fellow: Society Antiquaries; member: Royal Musical Association, Society Plainsong and Medieval Music (treas 1994-1997).

Background

Rastall, George Richard was born on December 5, 1940 in Nottingham, England. Son of Hedley Nightingale and Margaret Ellen Rastall.

Education

Bachelor, Christ's College, Cambridge, England, 1963. Bachelor of Music, Christ's College, Cambridge, England, 1964. Master of Arts, Christ's College, Cambridge, England, 1967.

Doctor of Philosophy, Manchester (England) University, 1968.

Career

Assistant lecturer University Leeds, 1967-1970, lecturer, 1970-1984, senior lecturer, 1984-1996, reader in history musicology, 1996—2003, professor history musicology, since 2003, dean learning and teaching faculty arts, 1997-2000, faculty, performing arts, 2001—2003. Chairman North-East Early Music Forum, 1992—2003, Leeds Baroque Orch, since 2000.

Works

Membership

Fellow: Society Antiquaries. Member: Royal Musical Association, Society Plainsong and Medieval Music (treas 1994-1997).

Connections

Married Jane Elizabeth Oakshott, August 11, 1978. Children: Eleanor Jane, James Richard, William Henry.

father:
Hedley Nightingale

mother:
Margaret Ellen Rastall

spouse:
Jane Elizabeth Oakshott

child:
Eleanor Jane Rastall

child:
James Richard Rastall

child:
William Henry Rastall