The Philippines-born American harpsichordist and nusicologist, Robert Stephen Hill, gained his Solo Diploma at the Amsterdam Conservatory in 1974; Licentiate at Trinity College of Music, London in 1974; MA in 1982, and PhD in 1987 at the Harvard University, USA.
Robert Hill made tours with Musica Antiqua Köln; Radio & TV Broadcasts for West German, British, Dutch, Belgian, French networks, & National Public Radio & CBC, USA. For many years he taught at the Music Department of Duke University in Durham, NC, USA.
Recordings: J.S. Bach's Sonatas for Violin & Harpsichord with Reinhard Goebel; J. S. Bach's Art of Fugue (BWV 1080), early version; Solo Harpsichord. In the late 1990's he recorded many Bach's solo keyboard works for Edition Bachakdemie of Hänssler Classic.
Contributor To: Early Music; Bach Jahrbuch. Honours: NEA, Solo Recitalist Award, 1983; Erwin Bodky Award. 1982; American Musicological Society Noah Greenberg Award, 1988. Hobbies: Early 20th Century Recordings.