Robert Cohen (USA)

Founder and Director of the Répertoire International de la Presse Musicale / RIPM.
Robert Cohen has overseen the publication of over 300 volumes, a database of 700,000 annotated records in 16 languages and two collections of rare full-text music journals. He has taught at two Francophone universities (Université de Paris VIII and Université Laval, Québec), and at the Universities of British Columbia, Amsterdam and Maryland, where he was named Professor Emeritus by his colleagues. He has given many presentations at international conferences and is the author or editor of seven volumes and numerous articles dealing with nineteenth-century music and musical life. Dr. Cohen was named “Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres” for his contribution to French culture.