Anne-Madeleine Goulet

Anne-Madeleine Goulet is a researcher at the CNRS (Center d’études supérieures de la Renaissance in Tours). Her doctorate in performing arts was devoted to the study of poetry and music in France in the 17th century. From 2010 to 2012 she co-directed the ‘Musici’ ANR-DFG research programme at the École Francaise de Rome, in collaboration with the German Historical Institute (

Currently her work is focused on theatre, music and dance in Parisian and Roman aristocratic circles in the 17th century (cultural exchange, history of taste and sociability). She is currently compiling a work devoted to the relationship between the court of Versailles and the city of Rome through a case study, namely that the de la Trémoille sisters.

From 1st September 2016 she has been the principal investigator of the PerformArt project (CoG No.681415 of the European Research Council). She coordinates the “Musique et littérature” collections for Classiques Garnier editions.


Poésie, musique et sociabilité au XVII e siècle. Les «Livres d’airs de différents auteurs» publiés chez Ballard de 1658 à 1694, Honoré Champion, Paris (2004).

Paroles de musique (1658-1694). Catalogue des “Livres d’airs de différents auteurs” publiés chez Ballard, Mardaga, Sprimont (2007).

[Con Caroline Giron-Panel] La Musique à Rome au XVII  e siècle. Études et perspectives de recherche, (Collection de l’École Française de Rome, 466), Publications de l’École française de Rome, Rome (2012).

[Con Gesa zur Nieden] Europäische Musiker in Venedig, Rom und Neapel (1650-1750) = Analecta Musicologica, 52 (2015).


“Costumes, décors et machines dans L’Arsate (1683) d’Alessandro Scarlatti. Contribution à l’histoire de l’opéra à Rome au XVIIe siècle”, XVII  e siècle 262 (2014), pp. 139-166.

“Princesse des Ursins, loyal subject of the king of France and foreign princess in Rome (1675-1701)”, Music and Diplomacy from the Early Modern Era to the Present, a cura di Rebekah Ahrendt, Marc Ferraguto e Damien Mahiet, Palgrave Macmillan, New York (2014), pp. 191-207.