Peter Graff

Part-time Lecturer

Office hours: by appointment

Other Information

Classes: Music History for Educators

Degree: PhD

Education: Case Western Reserve University

Specialty: Musicology

Peter Graff holds a Ph.D. in musicology from Case Western Reserve University and is an adjunct instructor at Cleveland State University. His work primarily addresses music and popular entertainment in early twentieth-century America. Peter has authored several entries for Grove Music Online and recently published an essay in Notes: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association titled “Re-Evaluating the Silent-Film Music Holdings at the Library of Congress.” His current research, which has earned the support of the Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Dissertation Fellowship as well as the AMS Ora Frishberg Saloman Research Endowment, explores diasporic musical theater traditions in Cleveland and throughout the Great Lakes region.