Robert Simpson in Ireland

The Times of London (Saturday November 22nd 1997) – requires subscription

The Daily Telegraph (Saturday November 22nd 1997)

The Guardian (Monday November 24th 1997) – a copy of the article

The Independent, by Martin Anderson (Monday November 24th 1997)

Gramophone, by Robert Layton (February 1998) – requires subscription

The April edition of Leading Notes (the Robert Simpson Society newsletter), contains over 40 obituaries and tributes written by friends, colleagues and musicians.

The February edition of New Music News (the newsletter of the Contemporary Music Centre in Ireland).

Obituary by Matthew Taylor in Tempo Issue 203 (January 1998).


From friends and colleagues

From the Vanbrugh Quartet

From Dr. Paul Rapoport

Remembering Robert Simpson – 20 contributions TONIC, Vol.26, p11–37

From the internet

From Bob Lieblich (in response to a posting of the obituary in The Times)

From Steve Wolk

From Dr. Brian Ritchie

From Richard Wolfert

From John Arthurs

From Steve Meikle

Blue Plaque, 21 Rosefield Street, Leamington Spa
21 Rosefield Street
Leamington Spa

From Robin Taylor of the Leamington History Group (following the unveiling of the  Blue Plaque at Simpson’s childhood home)