Eric Clarke (musicologist)

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Eric Fillenz Clarke FBA (born 31 July 1955) has been the Heather Professor of Music at the University of Oxford since 2007. He was educated at the University of Sussex, where he obtained a BA and an MA in Music, and then at the University of Exeter, obtaining a PhD in Psychology. He taught at the City University London from 1981 to 1993, becoming Reader in Music in 1991. He was James Rossiter Hoyle Professor of Music at the University of Sheffield from 1993 to 2007, when he moved to Oxford University. His publications include Ways of Listening (2005) and various articles on the perception and psychology of music.[1] He was appointed a Fellow of the British Academy (FBA) in July 2010.[2]


  1. ^ "Clarke, Prof. Eric Fillenz". Who's Who 2010. Oxford University Press. November 2009. Retrieved 1 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Eight academics made Fellows of the British Academy". University of Oxford. 23 July 2010. Archived from the original on 26 July 2010. Retrieved 26 July 2010.