Bobby Previte Receives Guggenheim Award

Bobby Previte Receives Guggenheim Fellowship


The staff of extends our heartfelt congratulations to drummer and composer Bobby Previte for being named as one of this year’s John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellows. He is among 180 recipients of the 2012 grant.

Since 1925, the foundation has awarded fellowships to artists, scientists, and scholars “who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.”

While many readers of this column best know Previte for his long drumming career, the fellowship – which recognizes advanced professionals in mid-career – was honored for his work as a composer.

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