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composer , educator , musicologist

Murray Charles Bradshaw, musicologist, educator, composer. Grantee, American Philosophical Society, 1987; Travel grantee, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1994. 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.

Background

Bradshaw, Murray Charles was born on September 25, 1930 in Hinsdale, Illinois, United States. Son of Murray Andrew Bradshaw and Marie (Novak) Orth.

Education

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.

Career

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.

Works

Membership

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, jogging, yoga, bridge.

Connections

Married Doris Hogg (divorced). Children: Jean Marie, Murray Edward, Thomas Andrew. Married Sharon Ann Slitton, April 19, 1997.

father:
Murray Andrew Bradshaw Orth

mother:
Marie (Novak) Orth

spouses:
Doris Hogg

Sharon Ann Sitton

children:
Jean Marie Bradshaw

Murray Edward Bradshaw

Thomas Andrew Bradshaw