Professor George Lewis will receive an honorary Doctor of Music from the University of Pennsylvania. On May 26, he will receive the honorary degree with seven other individuals, including documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. The degrees will be awarded on May 16, during UPenn's commencement ceremony.
Dr. Lewis is the Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music at Columbia University. He is the Area Chair in Composition and is also a faculty member in Historical Musicology.
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