Paul Merrick (Leicester, 1946) Studied music at Wadham College Oxford. Since 1982 he has lived in Budapest and taught at the Liszt Academy. His book Revolution and Religion in the Music of Liszt was published by Cambridge University Press in 1987 and reissued in paperback in 2008. At present he is working on a study of the relationship between key and programme in Liszt. Articles on this subject have appeared in Studia Musicologica (1992, 1998, 2001, 2004) and in Liszt 2000. Selected lectures... (Magyar Liszt Társaság, Budapest, 2000). Paul is married to Marion, who is author of Now you See it, Now You Don’t, Seven Years in Hungary 1982–1989 (Mágus kiadó) and House of Cards, 1989–1996 (Hungarolingua 2009). They have a son John and a daughter Hannah.