Paul Laird

Professor, Musicology
Primary office:
460 Murphy Hall



Current Research & Projects


Research Interests
Villancico in Spain and Latin America , music of Leonard Bernstein, Broadway musical, early stringed instruments
Selected Publications

The Baroque Cello Revival: An Oral History. Lanham, MD and London: Scarecrow Press, 2004.

Towards a History of the Villancico. Warren, MI: Harmonie Park Press, 1997.

A Historical Dictionary of the Broadway Musical . Lanham , MD and London : Scarecrow Press, forthcoming 2006. 

Courses Taught

MUSIC 483/754: Music of the Baroque Era

B.A. Ohio State University (1980); M.A. Ohio State University (1982); Ph.D. University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill (1986)
Language Competence Spanish (5); French (2); German (1)


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