Master of Music in Piano, American Conservatory Music, Chicago, 1955; Master of Music in Organ, American Conservatory Music, Chicago, 1958; Doctor of Philosophy in Musicology, University of Chicago, 1969.
Professor, University of California at Los Angeles, since 1966. Organist and choirmaster various churches in Illinois, Indiana, California, since 1948. Music critic Gary Post Tribune, Indiana, 1962-1964.
Chair deputy musicology, University of California at Los Angeles, 1993-1995.
Organist, choirmaster various churches, Illinois, Indiana, California, since 1948. Member of American Guild Organists, American Musicol. Society (president local chapter 1979-1981), Center Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
Married Doris Hogg (divorced). Children: Jean Marie, Murray Edward, Thomas Andrew. Married Sharon Ann Slitton, April 19, 1997.