John TUSA

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1936-03-02
Education Gresham's, Trinity Coll Cambridge (BA)
Books & Publications The Nuremberg Trial (co-author with Ann Tusa, 1984), The Berlin Blockade (co-author with Ann Tusa, 1988), Conversations with the World (1990), A World in Your Ear (1992), Art Matters: Reflecting on Culture (1999), On Creativity - Interviews Exploring the Process (2003), The Janus Aspect: Artists in the Twenty-First Century (2005), Engaged with the Arts - Writings from the Frontline (2007), Pain in the Arts (2014)
Recreations tennis, opera, listening
Clubs N/A
Style Sir John Tusa
Career BBC: presenter Newsnight (BBC 2) 1980-86, presenter Timewatch (BBC 2) 1982-84, md BBC World Service 1986-92, presenter One O'Clock News 1993-95; md Barbican Centre 1995-2007, chm Univ of the Arts London 2007-13; pres Wolfson Coll Cambridge 1993; chm Advsy Ctee Govt Art Collection until 2003, a vice-chm London Int String Quartet Competition 1995-2011, chm V&A 2007, chm Clore Leadership Prog 2009-, hon chm theartsdesk.com 2010-13; memb Bd: English National Opera 1996-2003, Design Museum 1998-2000; tstee: Nat Portrait Gallery 1988-2000, Br Museum 2000-09 (dep chm 2004-09), Somerset House 2004-06, Turquoise Mountain Tst 2006-, New Deal of the Mind 2009-12; former tstee: Thomson Fndn, Wigmore Hall Tst (chm 1999-2011); RTS Journalist of the Year 1984, BAFTA Richard Dimbleby Award 1984, Harvey Lee Award BPG Radio Awards 1991, RTS Presenter of the Year 1995; hon memb Royal Acad of Music and the Guildhall Sch of Music and Drama 1999; Freeman City of London 1997; Hon LLD Univ of London 1993, Hon DUniv Heriot-Watt 1994, Hon DLitt City Univ 1997, Hon DUniv Essex 2006, Hon DUniv Kingston 2007, Hon DUniv Kent 2008, Hon Dr Univ of the Arts London 2014; Hon ISM 2001, Hon FRIBA 2001, hon fell Royal Acad 2011; Knight First Class Order of the White Rose of Finland 1997
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