Chopin: The Man and His Music
James Gibbon Huneker (1857 1921) was a distinguished American newspaper critic, an essayist, and a prolific author. His writing style is remarkable unrestrained, informal, full of brilliant insight and this style plus Huneker's wide knowledge of art and literature as well as music has kept his literacy work alive. "Chopin: The Man and His Music" reflects the intimate, thorough knowledge of Chopin's music that Huneker acquired while studying to be a concert pianist and his unusually keen insight into the character of the great Polish composer whose music he adored.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ReneH - LibraryThing
The first part is a biography, which is interesting, but a bit short. The second part is about all the compositions of Chopin. This part can hardly be read if one is not familiar already, in great ... Read full review
Review: Chopin: The Man and His MusicUser Review - Patricia - Goodreads
A long a boring regurgitation of other peoples thoughts and research. In depth description of pictures of Chopin. If I didn't already know the music, I would have written the subject off. How can I get the time I spent on this back again? Read full review