Roger Covell

Roger Covell is Professor Emeritus in the School of English, Media and Performing Arts at the University of New South Wales. He was principal music critic at The Sydney Morning Herald from 1960 until the late 1990s. He is the author of Australia's Music: Themes of a New Society (1967). He won the Pascall Prize for Critical Writing in 1993. In 2013 he received the Sir Bernard Heinze Memorial Award for his contribution to music in Australia