Simon Keefe's book on Mozart's Requiem wins US book award

Simon Keefe’s book on Mozart’s Requiem wins US book award

Professor Simon Keefe’s monograph Mozart’s Requiem: Reception, Work, Completion (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012) has won the Marjorie Weston Emerson award from the Mozart Society of America for the best book or edition published in 2011 or 2012. Mozart's Requiem

Awarded for ‘outstanding scholarly work on Mozart in English’, it was presented on 8 November 2013 at the business meeting of the Mozart Society of America held during the annual conference of the American Musicological Society in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mozart’s Requiem: Reception, Work, Completion is the first book from a major academic press in almost 20 years on one of western music’s most famous works.