Carla Zecher


Carla Zecher is Executive Director of The Renaissance Society of America. She specializes in early modern French poetry, music, and travel writing. She is the author of Sounding Objects: Musical Instruments, Poetry, and Art in Renaissance France (2007), and a co-editor of Dumont de Montigny, Regards sur le monde atlantique, 1715-1747 (2008) and The Memoir of Lieutenant Dumont, 1715-1747: A Sojourner in the French Atlantic (2012). In 2011-12 she held an NEH fellowship at the Huntington Library. She is presently writing a book tentatively titled “Music and Travel in the Renaissance and Beyond.”