Lewis Rowell

Portrait of Lewis   Rowell

Lewis Rowell (b. 1933) is an American professor of Music and Musicology, a fellow of the American Institute of Indian Studies and the Rockefeller Foundation, and the author of several books and articles on time and rhythm, the music of India, and the philosophy of music.

Prof. Rowell was a faculty research lecturer and a member of the Ethnomusicology and India Studies faculties at Indiana University (Bloomington, Indiana, USA) when he published Music and Musical Thought in Early India (University of Chicago Press, 1992), for which he received the Otto Kinkeldey Award from the American Musicological Society. He has taught musicology and ethnomusicoly at the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, since 1993.

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