Singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers is now a Harvard student
In terms of recent music activity, Maggie Rogers has been “on + off” – but for good reason.
Rogers revealed via Twitter that she is currently a graduate student at Harvard University. According to her September 15 tweet, the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter studies “the spirituality of public gatherings and the ethics of power in pop culture.” In addition, she adds: “yes, the music is coming.” According to the school’s public directory, Rogers is enrolled in Divinity School.
In 2020, Rogers released his project, Notes from the Archive: Recordings 2011-2016 – which included his performance of “Anyone” from the 2011 Berklee Songwriting Contest. (She won.) But since then, the singer – who has been rocketed to viral fame after her song “Alaska” left Pharrell Williams without vocals in 2016 – remained musically mom for most of this year.
On TikTok, Rogers gave his 138.4,000 subscribers a glimpse into his new student life, documenting fitness checks and his daily routine on campus. Rogers is set to perform at the Ohana Festival in Dana Point, Calif., This weekend and took TikTok followers on his morning run – noting that it’s “useful for on-stage breathing control” – before moving on. set up for the class, a COVID test, homework and practice the song in his car.
“You forgot to mention it’s at harvard go off queen !!!” one user commented.
Rogers, channeling Elle Woods’ iconic “Legally Blonde” one-liner, replied, “What, like that’s tough?”
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