Richard Peter Maddox

Richard Peter Maddox was born in Apia, Western Samoa, and grew up in Sydney, N.S.W. He completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of New South Wales in 1962. Following a number of years working as a company accountant and controller, he decided to leave the world of commerce, pursuing his musical studies at the Universities of London, Sydney, UCLA and New England.

Richard Peter Maddox was born in Apia, Western Samoa, and grew up in Sydney, N.S.W. He completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of New South Wales in 1962. Following a number of years working as a company accountant and controller, he decided to leave the world of commerce, taking a Bachelor of Music from the University of London by external study in 1973.

In 1977 he completed his M.A. in Music at the University of Sydney, and embarked for Los Angeles to study for the Ph.D. in Music at the University of California, Los Angeles. In 1982 he returned to Australia to take up a lectureship at the University of New England in Armidale, N.S.W., and subsequently completed his Ph.D. in 1987. In 1991 he retired from the University of New England to pursue his musical interests as performer and composer.

Richard Peter Maddox is featured on the following titles

Australian Songs

Performer: Piano, Composer

This recording is a comprehensive collection of the vocal music of Richard Peter Maddox. It bears the impramatur of the composer (playing the Australian-designed Stuart & Sons piano), and he is joined by his talented brother Graham Maddox on oboe and Sydney-based vocalist, Samantha Smith.