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Mervyn E. Collins

Mervyn E. Collins

Merv Collins is an experienced writer, educator and musician, who has been published in daily newspapers and a wide variety of magazines in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. He has written on subjects as diverse as sport, aviation history, motherhood and music, and has won national awards for intergenerational journalism and for magazine feature articles. Merv was a professional trumpeter, teacher, band conductor and adjudicator for more than thirty years.

He writes extensively on musical topics, particularly profiles, histories and reviews. His book The Remarkable Mr Morrison: The Virtuosity and Versatility of Australia’s Master Musician is a result of that undiminishing fascination.