Mozart: A Life (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jun 1, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 192 pages
25 Reviews
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

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NOTES
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About the author (1999)

Peter Gay is Sterling Professor of History, Emeritus, at Yale University, author of thirty-two widely respected books, and winner of the National Book Award for his definitive work on the Enlightenment.

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