Clifford (Kip) Cranna
University of San Francisco

Clifford (Kip) Cranna is Dramaturg Emeritus and Scholar in Residence of San Francisco Opera, where he served on the staff for 40 years. In 2008, he was awarded the San Francisco Opera Medal, the company’s highest honor. Dr. Cranna holds a Ph.D. in musicology from Stanford University and teaches opera appreciation at the University of San Francisco, State Francisco State University, Dominican University, and the University of California at Berkeley.

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