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Anthony Michael Cummings

Anthony Michael Cummings, music historian, educator, academic administrator. Fulbright scholar University Florence, Italy, 1988-1989. Trustee Williams College, 1986-1991. Member American Musicol. Society, Renaissance Society of America (grantee 1978).

Background

  • Cummings, Anthony Michael was born on May 3, 1951 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Joseph F. and Antoinette F. (Ragonese) Cummings.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History and Music cum laude, Williams College, 1973. Master of Fine Arts in Music, Princeton University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Music, Princeton University, 1980.

    Career

    • Lecturer music Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1979-1981, 82-83, 85-88. Fellow National Endowment of the Humanities and Robert Lehman Foundation Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Florence, Italy, 1989-1990. Dean of admission Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1983-1988.

      Research associate Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York City, 1990-1992. Associate professor music Tulane University, New Orleans, since 1992. Dean Tulane College, since 1992.

      Member College Entrance Examination Board, academy advisory committee Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, 1993-1998.

    Works

    • The Politicized Muse
    • During the years between the restoration of the Medici to Florence and the election of Cosimo I, the Medici family sponsored a series of splendid public festivals, reconstructed here by Anthony M.
    • Author: The Politicized Muse: Music for Medici Festivals, 1992. Co-author: University Libraries and Scholarly Communication, 1992. Contributor articles to scholarly and professional journals.

      Manuscript reviewer Journal Royal Museum Association, since 1990.

    Membership

    Trustee Williams College, 1986-1991. Member American Musicol. Society, Renaissance Society of America (grantee 1978).

    Connections

    • father: Joseph F. Cummings
    • mother: Antoinette F. (Ragonese) Cummings
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    Born May 3, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Williams College
    • 1975
      Princeton University
    • 1980
      Princeton University
    • 1979 - 1981
      Lecturer, music Princeton (New Jersey) University
    • 1983 - 1988
      dean of admission Princeton (New Jersey) University
    • 1989 - 1990
      fellow, National Endowment of the Humanities and Robert Lehman Foundation Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies
      Florence, Colorado, United States
    • 1990 - 1992
      research associate, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
    • 1992
      associate, professor music Tulane University
      New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
    • 1992
      dean Tulane College
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