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Review: Hitler's Piano Player: The Rise and Fall of Ernst Hanfstaengl, Confidante of Hitler, Ally of FDR

User Review  - RC - Goodreads

An interesting read but I was left with the impression that Hanfstaengl`s need for a high standard of living was the driving force in his life, and overshadowed everything else. Read full review

Review: Hitler's Piano Player: The Rise and Fall of Ernst Hanfstaengl, Confidante of Hitler, Ally of FDR

User Review  - Lewis Weinstein - Goodreads

MAR 10, 2014 ... I have read part of this book, covering Putzi's involvement in Hitler's rise to the Chancellorship and the events immediately subsequent to that in 1933. I prefer Putzi's own memoir ... Read full review

Review: Hitler's Piano Player: The Rise and Fall of Ernst Hanfstaengl, Confidante of Hitler, Ally of FDR

User Review  - Alex Mclane - Goodreads

This was one of the better history books I've ever read. It's a biography of a German-American gentleman that played an interesting role in WWII finding himself working for both Germany and the Allies ... Read full review

Review: Hitler's Piano Player: The Rise and Fall of Ernst Hanfstaengl, Confidante of Hitler, Ally of FDR

User Review  - Laurel Zuckerman - Goodreads

Astonishing stories of a Harvard-educated German American who admires and befriends Hitler who he thought, with a little polishing, had the makings of a Roosevelt. Well researched and smoothly written ... Read full review

Review: Hitler's Piano Player: The Rise and Fall of Ernst Hanfstaengl, Confidante of Hitler, Ally of FDR

User Review  - Anton Klink - Goodreads

Six years later, I remember being mildly entertained when reading the book but since no specific details come to mind, I'll rate it two stars out of five. Read full review

Review: Hitler's Piano Player: The Rise and Fall of Ernst Hanfstaengl, Confidante of Hitler, Ally of FDR

User Review  - Tim Pendry - Goodreads

A competent and well written account of a politically naive, rather second-rate bit-player in the Nazi drama. What is interesting here is that an experienced working journalist is looking at the life ... Read full review


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