Brahms

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Haus Publishing, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 179 pages
Johannes Brahms (1833-97) was one of the seminal musical figures of the 19th century. He shot to fame as a dashing young performer and composer, "the one who had to come" according to Robert Schumann. He consciously "switched" this image, refashioning himself as elder statesman of German music, the heir to Bach and Beethoven.
 

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Contents

Family background and childhood
15
Liszt Wagner and Bruckner
109
Notes
145

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Hans A. Neunzig is an editor and writer on literature and music. His previous books include studies of the German Romantic composers and writers, and a volume on Schutz, Handel and Bach. His book Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau: A Biography was translated by Kenneth S. Whitton, Professor Emeritus in the Department of European Studies at the University of Bradford.

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