Jeremy Eichler is an award-winning critic, essayist and cultural historian. A Public Scholar grantee of the National Endowment for the Humanities, he is the author of a forthcoming book on music, war and cultural memory. Titled Time’s Echo, it will be published in fall 2023 by Alfred A. Knopf in North America and Faber in the U.K. Since 2006, he has served as chief classical music critic of the Boston Globe.
Previously, Eichler worked as a music critic for the New York Times (2003-2006) and his writing has appeared in many other national publications including the New Yorker, the New Republic, the Nation and the Washington Post. His criticism has been recognized with an ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor Award, and his research has been supported by fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies and the MacDowell Colony.
Eichler earned his BA at Brown University and his PhD in European history at Columbia University. He is a frequent guest speaker and previously taught at Brandeis University. Currently a local affiliate of Harvard University’s Center for European Studies, he lives with his family in Boston.