Thomas Brothers

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Thomas D. Brothers is an American musicologist, and professor at Duke University.[1]

He graduated from University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude with B.A. in Music, in 1979, from University of California, Berkeley with an M.A. in Music, in 1982, and with a Ph.D. in Music, in 1991.[2]


  • 2015 Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Biography (Louis Armstrong Master of Modernism)
  • Irving Lowens Book Award from Society for American Music for best book on American music (2014) (Louis Armstrong Master of Modernism)
  • 2009 Guggenheim Fellowship[3]
  • 2003-2004 National Humanities Center Fellow
  • 2001-2002 John Hope Franklin Institute Fellow, Duke University
  • 1999-2000 Harvard Fellow at Villa I Tatti, Research Center for Renaissance Studies in Florence Italy


  • Louis Armstrong In His Own Words, Oxford University Press, 2001, ISBN 978-0-19-514046-0
  • Chromatic Beauty in the Late Medieval Chanson: An Interpretation of Manuscript Accidentals Cambridge University Press, 1997, ISBN 978-0-521-55051-2
  • Louis Armstrong's New Orleans, W. W. Norton & Company, 2007, ISBN 978-0-393-33001-4
  • Artists, Writers, and Musicians: An Encyclopedia of People Who Changed the World, Editors Michel-André Bossy, Thomas Brothers, John C. McEnroe, Greenwood Publishing Group, 2001, ISBN 978-1-57356-154-9
  • Louis Armstrong, Master of Modernism, W. W. Norton & Company, 2014, ISBN 978-0-393-06582-4
  • "Help!: The Beatles, Duke Ellington and the Magic of Collaboration," W.W. Norton and Company, 2018


  1. ^
  2. ^
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-22. Retrieved 2010-04-29.

External links[edit]