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Biography Kay Kaufman Shelemay

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Shelemay is G. Gordon Watts Professor of Music at Harvard University. As a scholar-in-residence at the Kluge Center Shelemay researched a book on Ethiopian music and musicians in the United States.

News Releases

Kay Kaufman Shelemay Appointed To Chair of Modern Culture in the John W. Kluge Center
July 2, 2007

Capturing a Moment in Time: Documenting Musicians from the Horn of Africa in Their New American Diaspora
July 17, 2015


Music in the Ethiopian American Diaspora: A Preliminary Overview
August 10, 2007

Selected Works at the Library of Congress