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Music Sales Corporation, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 554 pages
New softcover edition of this national bestseller! Hailed as a masterpiece for its original interpretations of Beethoven's life and music. This edition takes into account the latest information and literature. Includes a 30-page bibliographical essay, numerous illustrations, and a full-color pictorial biography of the composer.

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Solomon provides an exhaustively researched look at Beethoven’s life and music that will be eye-opening to anyone who is only familiar with the composer through his works. However, the author’s ... Read full review

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It took me some time to adapt to the author’s style of writing for this work. My initial feelings were lukewarm at best, however by the end of my journey with this book I found myself surprisingly ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Maynard Solomon has been a visiting professor of music at Columbia, Harvard, and Yale universities and is on the graduate faculty of the Juilliard School of Music.

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