Eric G. Müller was born in Durban, South Africa, and studied literature and history at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. After a few years working at a variety of jobs, playing and performing music, and traveling around Europe, he attended Emerson College in Sussex, England and the Waldorf Institute in Witten-Annen, Germany, where he specialized in music education. Together with his family he moved to Eugene, Oregon, where he taught for eight years. Currently he is living in upstate New York teaching music, drama, English literature and creative writing. He is a founding member of the Alkion Center where he heads the education department. He has taught at Simon’s Rock College of Bard as an adjunct teacher and in summer courses at Sunbridge College.