Mozart and Vienna
As 1991 is the bicentenary of the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, worldwide attention will be focused on the composer and his music. Author H.C. Robbins Landon presents a dazzling portrait of 18th-century Vienna and Mozart, with a unique look at the crucial years when Mozart struggled to transform himself from a precocious boy to the creative genius he was to become.
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