Citron, Marcia J(udith)
- Paula Morgan
(b Brooklyn, NY, Dec 24, 1945). American musicologist. She graduated from Brooklyn College, CUNY, with a BA in music in 1966. Her graduate studies were undertaken at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where she studied with William S. Newman and received the MA (1968) and PhD (1971). She began her academic career as an instructor at Roosevelt University (1970–71); she was an assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University (1971–3) and Brooklyn College (1973–6). In 1976 she joined the faculty of Rice University, where she was made professor of musicology in 1992. She joined the editorial board of the journal Women and Music in 1995.
Citron’s interests in the area of historical musicology include canon formation and 19th-century music, but much of her writing deals with gender issues and women composers, particularly Fanny Mendelssohn and Cécile Chaminade. Her book ...