Richard Markham was born in Grimsby, England, where he studied with Shirley Kemp and attended Wintringham Grammar School. By the age of 16 he had been awarded the LRAM and ARCM Performing Diplomas, become a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, and won a scholarship to study with Max Pirani at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Wikipedia*
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Richard Markham has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2002 News Conference.