Kingston, Richard (Joseph )
- Edward L. Kottick
(b Philadelphia, PA, June 1947). American harpsichord maker. As a child he lived in France, and dates his interest in musical instruments from a post horn he found and repaired. He attended Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, and the University of Texas at Arlington. At age 23 he made a harpsichord from a Zuckermann Kit. Convinced that he would rather be a builder than a CPA, he left school to set up shop in Dallas, Texas. In ...