Manuel Pedro Ferreira studied Music and Philosophy in Lisbon and earned his Ph.D from Princeton University, where he wrote a dissertation on Gregorian chant at Cluny. He is a Professor at the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (Department of Musicology, FCSH), where he also chairs, since 2005, the Centre for the Study of the Sociology and Aesthetics of Music (CESEM); he held a guest professorship at EPHE, Paris-Sorbonne (2004-2005) and was Visiting Research Fellow at IIAS, Jerusalem (2016). In 1995 he founded the early music ensemble Vozes Alfonsinas, with which he produces himself in concerts and recordings. He published a large number of papers, both on medieval music and on other topics, namely twentieth-century Portuguese music. His prize-winning book O som de Martin Codax (Lisbon, 1986) was followed by many others, either as author or editor, e.g. Cantus coronatus (Kassel, 2005), Medieval Sacred Chant: from Japan to Portugal (Lisbon, 2008), Aspectos da Música Medieval, 2 vols. (Lisbon, 2009-2010), Revisiting the Music of Medieval France (Farnham-Burlington, 2012), Musical Exchanges, 1100-1650: Iberian connections (Kassel, 2016) and The Notation of the Cantigas de Santa Maria: Diplomatic Edition, 3 vols. (Lisbon, 2017). He has been additionally active as a music critic, a composer and a poet. He is a member of the Academia Europaea (since 2010) and Director-at-large of the International Musicological Society (since 2012). [Scientific outputs]