R. Larry Todd

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  • PhD Yale University, 1979
  • MPhil Yale University, 1977
  • BA, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Yale College, 1974

R. Larry Todd is Arts and Sciences Professor of Music and former chair of the music department at Duke University. His books include Fanny Hensel, the Other Mendelssohn (2010) and Mendelssohn: A Life in Music (2003), which was named “Best Biography of 2003” by the Association of American Publishers. He is a former fellow of the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute and recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and National Humanities Center. A graduate of Yale University, Todd studied piano at the Yale School of Music.



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University of New Hampshire Center for the Humanities

Burt Feintuch, director

We are grateful for additional financial and practical support from the


Ryan C. McClelland, President


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Christoph Mücher, Director

the Federal Republic of Germany through the German Academic Exchange Service


Dr. Nina Lemmens, Director DAAD North America
and Michael Thomanek, Senior Program Officer

and from

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Geschäftsstellenleiter: Mathias Brösicke


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