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Thomas Forrest Kelly

Morton B. Knafel Professor of Music at Harvard University

Areas of expertise

  • - performance practice
  • - early music
  • - liturgical music

Major works

  • The Beneventan Chant (Cambridge, 1989)
  • Early Music: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2011)
  • Capturing Music: The Story of Notation (W.W. Norton, 2014)
  • First Nights (Yale, 2001)

About Me

Thomas is the Morton B. Knafel Professor of Music at Harvard University. He received his B.A. from UNC-Chapel Hill, and his Ph.D. from Harvard. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an honorary citizen of the city of Benvento, and a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Artes et Lettres of the French Republic.

Courses and Programs taught by Thomas Forrest Kelly