The virtuosi: classical music's legendary performers from Paganini to Pavarotti

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Vintage Books, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 509 pages
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Offers profiles of singers, musicians, and conductors, including Jenny Lind, Enrico Caruso, Vladimir Horowitz, and Leonard Bernstein

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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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The Castrati
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Angelica Catalani
19
A Digression on Travel the Industrial Revolution
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Harold C. Schonberg, senior New York Times music critic for twenty years, was the first in his field to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism (1971). He is the author of many articles and eight books, including one on chess. Schonberg lives in New York City.

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