“Kofi Agawu est professeur de musique spécialisé dans l'analyse et la théorie musicales, la sémiotique, la musique du XIX° siècle et la musique africaine. Agawu, professor of music, works in the areas of music analysis and theory, semiotics and music, music of the 19th century, and West African music.”

Diplômé de la Royal Academy of Music, de l’Université de Reading, du King’s College de Londres et de l’Université de Stanford, Kofi Agawu est professeur associé à l’Université du Ghana et enseigne à l’Université de Yale aux USA depuis 1995. Il a précédemment enseigné dans diverses universités anglaises comme le King’s College, Cornell et Haverford College. Il est l’auteur de nombreuses publications dont A Northern Ewe Perspective (1995), Playing with Signs : A Semiotic Interpretation of Classic Music (1991) qui a obtenu en 1994 le prix de The Society for Music Theory Young Scholar. Kofi Agawu a également reçu en 1992 la Médaille de la Royal Music Association et celle de The International Musicological Society de l’Université de Princeton.

source : http://www.princeton.edu/ He has diplomas in musicianship, theory and the teaching of singing from the Royal Academy of Music, as well as a 1977 BA from Reading University, a 1978 MMus from Kings’s College, London, and a 1982 PhD from Stanford University. Currently visiting scholar at the University of Ghana, he has been a professor at Yale since 1995. He previously taught at Cornell for six years, at King’s College, London for three, at Duke for one and at Haverford College for two years. Among his many publications are African Rhythm: A Northern Ewe Perspective (1995) and Playing with Signs: A Semiotic Interpretation of Classic Music (1991), which won the 1994 Society for Music Theory Young Scholar Award. A Guggenheim Fellow in 1990-91, Agawu received the 1992 Dent Medal from the Royal Musical Association and the International Musicological Society.

Source : http://www.princeton.edu/

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