HardCover. Pub Date :2007-03-05 Pages: 256 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins UK Pulitzer-prize winning biographer Edmund Morris interweaves the personal history of the worlds most famous composer with an insightful exploration of the way Beethovens life was reflected and embodied in his genius and his music.Eminent Lives is an exciting and groundbreaking series that pairs great biographers. historians and novelists with iconic subjects. building on a biographical tradition that can be traced back to Aubreys Brief Lives. Dr Johnsons Lives of the Poets and Lytton Stracheys Eminent Victorians. To preserve a becoming brevity which excludes everything that is redundant and nothing that is significant. wrote Strachey. That. surely. is the first duty of the biographer.Edmund Morris. the author of three bestselling presidential biographies and a lifelong devotee of Beethove...
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 256 pages. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0007213700
Book Description HarperPress, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007213700