Stewart Young started studying the physical sciences at Rhodes in 1959. After 1st year he switched to his real love classical music. He studied under Professors Gruber and Mayer. He sang in the Rhodes University Choir which toured Europe at that time.
During his B Mus he switched to UCT and he then lived in Cape Town for the rest of his life. He completed a D Mus on the current incorrect perception of the tempi in the music of Beethoven. He was at the height of his fame last year when he was invited to London to hear a performance of Beethoven's 9th symphony based on his discoveries. Sadly he died in late September/early October last year.
Prior to that Stewart was a concert pianist. However his job was as a successful teacher of music at a high school in Cape Town
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