Traces the life of the German-born composer from his birth in 1864 to the composition of Elektra in 1909, and assesses the development of his music
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Norman Del Mar (1919-1994) was a distinguished British conductor, musicologist and biographer. He was recognised as a leading authority on Richard Strauss, and his major three-volume work on his life and music remains a classic. He is also remembered for his recordings of British music, in particular Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Delius and Britten.
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Book Description Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Cornell Univ Pr, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Volumes sold separately by the publisher. Publisher's stamp on front free end paper. Book. Bookseller Inventory # H6946