"That peerless song accompanist” (Daily Telegraph). Graham Johnson is Senior Professor at the GSMD. He formed the Songmakers' Almanac in 1976, and has worked with Dame Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Peter Pears, Sir Thomas Allen, Victoria de los Angeles, Ian Bostridge, Brigitte Fassbaender, Matthias Goerne, Thomas Hampson, Dame Felicity Lott, Simon Keenlyside, Angelika Kirchschlager, Philip Langridge, Christopher Maltman, Edith Mathis, Ann Murray, Lucia Popp, Christoph Prégardien, Dame Margaret Price, Thomas Quastoff, Dorothea Röschmann, Alice Coote, Christine Schaefer and Peter Schreier. His extensive discography includes the entire Schubert and Schumann Lieder for Hyperion Records. He was made OBE in the 1994 Queen's Birthday Honours list, Chevalier in the Ordre des Arts et Lettres by the French Government in 2002, and Honorary Member of the Royal Philharmonic Society in 2010. He was awarded the Wigmore Hall Medal, Hugo Wolf Medal, and has received Honorary Doctorates from Durham University and the New England Conservatory of Music.
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