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Dr. Jon Lord


University of Leicester has announced that it is awarding a honorary Doctor of Music degree to Jon Lord. This year, nine people will be honoured for their services in international, national and local fields. Besides Jon, the honorary doctorates will be awarded to South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu, head of the RAF Air Chief Marshall Sir Stephen Dalton, British historian and TV presenter Michael Wood, and several local personalities.

Jon’s Degree Congregations ceremony will be held on Friday 15 July, 11am, at the De Montfort Hall in Leicester.

10 Comments to “Dr. Jon Lord”:

  1. 1
    Vincek says:


  2. 2
    HZ says:

    He deserves it!

  3. 3
    Mads Rud Larsen says:

    I must agree with Vincek – NICE! 😀

  4. 4
    Skúli says:


  5. 5
    butttocks says:

    Well deserved. Here’s a toast to you Jon.

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    T says:

    The body of work that Dr. Lord has produced in the field of orchestral music more than justifies this honor.

    This man knows as much about music as anyone who has had formal academic training, and his life as a performer on the road has provided practical experience that cannot be recreated in a classroom.

    Congratulations to Jon Lord for this achievement.

  7. 7
    stefan says:

    Well deserved !!!!

  8. 8
    Héctor dSM says:

    Congratulations, Dr.!

  9. 9
    KlausVonScribe says:

    Well Deserved, Long Overdue.

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    elprupdeep says:

    RECOGNITION! better later then never!!!!
    the next one will be SIR JON LORD!
    oh yeah well deserved good on u Mr Jon.
    long live Jon and DP.

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