Jeffrey Kallberg

kallberg.gifJeffrey Kallberg is a specialist in music of the 19th and 20th centuries, editorial theory, critical theory, and gender studies. Kallberg has published widely on the music and cultural contexts of Chopin, most notably in his book, Chopin at the Boundaries: Sex History, and Musical Genre (Harvard University Press). Kallberg is also the author of the articles on “Gender” and “Sex, Sexuality” for The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2d ed., (London, Macmillan, 2001). Kallberg was elected Vice President of the American Musicological Society for the term 2004-2006. He was the Review Editor of the Journal of American Musicological Society and is presently general editor of New Perspectives in Music History and Criticism (Cambridge University Press). His awards for publications include the Alfred Einstein prize of the American Musicological Society (for best article by a younger scholar), and the Stefan and Wanda Wilk Book Prize for research in Polish Music. He received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He has twice been guest of honor at the International Fryderyk Chopin Competition in Warsaw, Poland. He serves as Professor of Music History and Chair of the Department of Music at the University of Pennsylvania.

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