The Virtuosi: Classical Music's Legendary Performers from Paganini to Pavarotti

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Vintage Books, 1988 - Musicians - 509 pages
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
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SPAWN OF THE DEVIL
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