Simon P. Keefe

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Simon P. Keefe
Born (1968-12-24) December 24, 1968 (age 50)
OccupationMusicologist, author

Simon Patrick Keefe (born 24 December 1968) is a musicologist, author, and Mozart expert. He was educated at the University of Cambridge, Boston University and Columbia University. After being awarded his PhD in 1997, he was appointed to a lectureship at Christ Church, Oxford, and then lectured at Queen's University Belfast in 1999. In 2003, he took up a post at City, University of London, where he became a professor of music. In 2008, he was appointed to the James Rossiter Hoyle Chair of Music at the University of Sheffield.[1][2] Among other books, he is the author of Mozart's Piano Concertos: Dramatic Dialogue in the Age of Enlightenment (2001), Mozart's Requiem: Reception, Work, Completion, and he is the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Mozart (2003) and The Cambridge Companion to the Concerto (2005).


  1. ^ "Simon Keefe – Academic Staff – Staff – Music". University of Sheffield. Retrieved 2017-12-30.
  2. ^ "Dialogue in the first movements of Mozart's Viennese piano concertos", CLIO: Columbia University Library Catalogue. Retrieved 19 December 2018.