TAYLOR, Richard

1946 - ?

Richard Taylor

Richard William Taylor, was born in Suffolk in 1946. Son of an account manager, and involved in radio construction, building the very first radio to be heard in his street in Stowmarket in 1922 and was also an enthusiastic amateur artist, his mother was a professional tailor. Richard was educated at Sir John Leman Grammar School, Beccles; Colchester Institute; Trent Park College, Middlesex. Richard began a career in education as a teacher of violin in Newham College, London and after Newham spent some 25 years in teaching design, technology and art in Suffolk at both Copleston school Ipswich and Leiston High School. Over the years, Richard has constructed some fifty musical instruments, mostly of the harpsichord family having instruments selected by the Crafts Council for exhibition in London also instruments used at the Aldeburgh Festival, and in Norwich, Portugal, Vancouver, Pensacola and Australia. Richard has also Suffolk High Schools. He has exhibited in East Anglia at Norwich Assembly Rooms; Halesworth Gallery; Aldeburgh Gallery and at Walberswick, Bungay and elsewhere. He has his studio at Tunstall, Woodbridge, Suffolk.




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