Music and politics: collected writings, 1953-81

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Cornell University Press, 1982 - Biography & Autobiography - 286 pages
The German-born composer discusses the influences on his music, his major works, and his views concerning the relationship of music, ideology and society

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First Works
1 The Spirit of Italy

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About the author (1982)

Hans Werner Henze was born on July 1,1926, in Gutersloh, Germany. Since the 1970s, he has lived in Marino, near Rome.

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