'Robert Elland' (Rich Musgrave) is an English writer, teacher, musician and performer.
Originally from Yorkshire stock, his family moved to the Midlands when he was a small boy, where his father was a newspaper and magazine editor.
Whilst still dabbling occasionally in archaeology, he moved to London in the 1980s - working as a session and gigging drummer and supported, amongst others, Crowded House, The Eurythmics and Midge Ure. He also wrote, recorded and performed as The Bewlay Brothers with Tim Bewlay and Queensville Wakes with Phil Coates (elder brother of The Real Tuesday Weld's Stephen Coates). More recently he has guested as percussionist for Ivor Novello award winning singer/songwriter Scott Matthews.
In 2003 he began working in education and still works part-time as a cover teacher.
In 2013 he started writing short articles and stories for various magazines and began working on longer form pieces, completing his first novel "Love & Light & Marzipan" in 2023.
Publishing date for Love & Light & Marzipan announced as June 28th 2023
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