The Glorious Ones: The Lives of Classical Music's Legendary Performers

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Times Books, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 509 pages
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning "New York Times" music critic provides anecdotal accounts of the lives and times of thirty-nine musical superstars--from the castrate to Pavarotti and Horowitz

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This book, though quite compelling and full of great anecdotes, falls short of his Great Composers, Great Pianists, and Great Conductors books. Nevertheless, no one has written about music and its ... Read full review


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