Peter Fox Smith

Renaissance Man

Peter Fox Smith has accomplished much. He won both best artist and best athlete in school, earned Master and Doctor degrees from Harvard, taught at four colleges, serving two as Dean, and produced weekly radio programs on opera and classical music for nearly thirty-five years. While teaching opera at Dartmouth College he also coached the women’s cross country running team to national prominence. An equestrian and sailor Peter plays numerous musical instruments. He has made English versions of poems from five different languages but it is as an opera authority and poet that he is most well known.

Peter Fox Smith has lectured on opera and has led music tours in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, produced and narrated weekly radio programs on opera and classical music for thirty five years over the stations of Vermont Public Radio, nearly 3000 programs to date, read his poetry on radio and TV, and given poetry readings at schools, clubs, libraries, and literary societies.

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Don’t miss Mr. Smith’s lecture demonstration and book signing Saturday, May 4th at 2:00 p.m. in the Bozeman Public Library’s large meeting room, free and opened to the public. Sponsored in part by the Bozeman Public Library Foundation.

Learn all about Intermountain Opera Bozeman’s upcoming production of Charles Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette.
Sung in French with English supertitles.
Performances are May 8 & 10 at 7:00 p.m. and May 12 at 3:00 p.m.
at the Willson Auditorium
for tickets call 587-2889 or online at

Pre-order of Mr. Smith’s “A Passion for Opera” recommended
Call the Country Bookshelf, 587-0166 and reserve your copy
Mr. Smith will be signing following his lecture on May 4th