Robert Kendrick


Robert Kendrick is Professor in the Department of Music. He works largely on early modern music and culture, with additional interests in Latin American music, historical anthropology, and the visual arts. He is currently engaged in a book project on music and ritual in early modern Catholicism, and recent papers include work on 17th-century opera, Latin American colonial music, and the uses of litanies. In 2006, he won UChicago's Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching. His books are The Sound of Milan, 15801650 (Oxford University Press, 2002) and Celestial Sirens (Oxford University Press, 1996).