That’s Doctor Ferry to You: Roxy Music’s Bryan Ferry Receives Honorary Doctorate

By Music News Group

Kevin Winter/Getty Images for CoachellaBryan Ferry has received an honorary doctorate of music on Friday from Newcastle University in England.

The BBC reports that the Roxy Music frontman returned to his alma mater, from which he graduated in 1968. Before the ceremony began, Ferry — who, true to form, was dressed to the nines in a dark suit, blue spotted tie and red-and-gold gown — said, “Music and art have guided my life and it all started at Newcastle University. I enjoyed my time [here] and was fortunate to study with some great teachers.”

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