Philip Bohlman


Philip Bohlman is the Mary Werkman Distinguished Service Professor of Music and the Humanities in the College. He is also artistic director of the Jewish cabaret troupe and the ensemble-in-residence in the Division of the Humanities, The New Budapest Orpheum Society. His current research includes books on Johann Gottfried Herder and nationalism, Hanns Eisler as a Jewish composer (with Andrea F. Bohlman), and the aesthetics and politics of silence in music. Ongoing fieldwork includes studies of music in the Muslim communities of Europe and of religion and the arts in India.