Stephen Hinton wins Kurt Weill Book Prize

The 2013 Kurt Weill Book Prize for outstanding scholarship in music theater has been awarded to Stephen Hinton, the Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Music.

Hinton won the award for his book Weill’s Musical Theater: Stages of Reform. Published in 2012 by the University of California Press, Hinton’s musicological study offers the most comprehensive overview yet of Weill’s output for the stage, according to a press release by the Kurt Weill Foundation. “In tracing Weill’s extraordinary journey as a theatrical…

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