Mozart: A Life
A biography of the greatest musical mind in Western history
Mozart's unshakable hold on the public's consciousness can only be strengthened by historian and biographer Peter Gay's concise and deft look at the genius's life. Mozart traces the development of the man whose life was a whirlwind of achievement, and the composer who pushed every instrument to its limit and every genre of classical music into new realms.
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MOZARTUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
In the ‘60s, Yale historian Gay won a National Book Award for a history of the Enlightenment; for the third installment of the Penguin Lives he depicts the lightning career of its greatest musical ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - edwin.gleaves - LibraryThing
Superlative biography of the eminently superlative musician--another contribution to the readable Penguin Lives series. Read full review