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Marcus Weeks

Biography

Marcus Weeks

Marcus is a musician and wordsmith. He was born and brought up in Hastings, on the south-east coast of England. For reasons not entirely clear to him, he still works and lives there. His partner, Ann Kramer, is also a writer, and they share their house with a goldfish, and their garden with Marcus’s bees and a wide variety of wildlife including badgers and foxes. Marcus has studied both Music and Musical Instrument Technology, and has worked as a teacher of Music, a tutor in English as a foreign language, an art gallery manager, a piano tuner/technician and restorer, a writer and editor, and composer and arranger, amongst other things. Marcus has contributed to several encyclopedias and information books, for publishers such as Grisewood Dempsey and Dorling Kindersley; updated the music sections of the Helicon encyclopedia database; was Music Editor of and contributor to the Spitalfields Festival programme book 1996-2001; and acted as consultant for several DK publications.

Books by Marcus Weeks