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William Murdoch (10/02/1888 - 09/09/1942)

After initial studies at Melbourne University where he was to have read law, Murdoch won a scholarship to the Royal College of Music and moved to London in 1906. After four years of study he made his London debut in 1910 and was ready to embark on a career as a touring pianist which took him to South Africa in 1911, followed by Australia and New Zealand during 1912 and 1913. In 1914, having made his first appearances in America and Canada, he volunteered for active service in World War I, but was deemed unfit. Instead, in 1917 he was sent to Scandinavia on artistic propaganda work where, after the war, he made four more tours. It was in London that he made his home and where he formed musical partnerships with chamber instrumentalists of the day, particularly Albert Sammons, Arthur Catterall, Lionel Tertis and W. H. Squire. In 1919 he took part in the first performance of Elgar’s Piano Quintet. From 1930 to 1936 he taught at the Royal Academy of Music in London and at this time published two books, one on Brahms for the centenary year of 1933 and another on the life of Chopin in 1934. Murdoch was a modest man and never sought the life of a famous virtuoso. His death came at the untimely age of fifty-four.

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