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Ludwig van Beethoven is one of the legendary figures of world culture. But who is the man behind the legend? Martin Geck offers a vivid portrait of a difficult but fascinating man with a tangled and still controversial love life. This is an expert introduction to a self-styled cultural hero, presented warts, genius and all.

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This is one title in a series of short, illustrated biographies. They tell the stories of those who have shaped our present and our past, from Beethoven to Dietrich, from Einstein to Churchill and are suitable for students and the general reader.

Synopsis:

This is an authoritative, yet accessible biography of a self-styled cultural hero, presented warts and all.

About the Author

Martin Geck is the founding editor of the collected works of Richard Wagner and has written several books on the great composers, including the critically acclaimed Bach: Life and Work (FSG). His biography of Ludwig van Beethoven was published in the Life&Times series in May 2003. Peter Sheppard Skaerved, leader of the Kreutzer Quartet and Research Fellow at the Royal Academy of Music, specializing in the study of Beethoven. He has recorded the complete Beethoven repertoire for piano and violin.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781904341031
Author:
GECK, MARTIN
Translator:
BELL, ANTHEA
Author:
Skaerved, Peter Sheppard
Publisher:
Haus Pub.
Location:
N
Subject:
Composers & Musicians
Subject:
Biography-Composers and Musicians
Subject:
General Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Haus Publishing - Life & Times
Publication Date:
20030206
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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Product details 176 pages Haus Pub. - English 9781904341031 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This is one title in a series of short, illustrated biographies. They tell the stories of those who have shaped our present and our past, from Beethoven to Dietrich, from Einstein to Churchill and are suitable for students and the general reader.
"Synopsis" by , This is an authoritative, yet accessible biography of a self-styled cultural hero, presented warts and all.
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