Mozart: A Life (Google eBook)
A biography of the greatest musical mind in Western history
Mozart's unshakable hold on the public's consciousness can only be strengthened by historian and biographer Peter Gay's concise and deft look at the genius's life. Mozart traces the development of the man whose life was a whirlwind of achievement, and the composer who pushed every instrument to its limit and every genre of classical music into new realms.
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Review: Mozart: A Life (Penguin Lives)User Review - Steve - Goodreads
A good quick overview of Mozart's life and his music. I listened to it on CD and hoped they would include some musical illustrations. But no. Too bad. And they could have...the audio version was only 4 CD's long. Read full review
Review: Mozart: A Life (Penguin Lives)User Review - Greg - Goodreads
Peter Gay has written a survey of Mozart's life for those interested in an accurate, well-written, and quick account of his life. In all of these items, he has succeeded. While not enthralling, it is ... Read full review