Biography & Autobiography

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  1. Americans and Queen Marie of Romania

    Americans and Queen Marie of Romania: A Selection of Documents [Paperback]

    Diana Fotescu(Editor)

    $29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110834
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Granddaughter of Queen Victoria of England and Tsar Alexander II of Russia, Marie (1875-1938) became princess of Romania through her marriage to Ferdinand of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, crown prince of Romania on 29 December 1892. She became queen o... .... Learn More
  2. Nicolae Iorga

    Nicolae Iorga: A Biography [Paperback]

    Nicholas Nagy-Talavera(Author)

    $34.99

    ISBN: 9781592110759
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    The Romanian historian Nicolae Iorga played a critical role in the history of his country for more than fifty years until his tragic death in 1940. The author of more than 1,200 books and 20,000 articles, Iorga was one of the most prolific scholar... .... Learn More
  3. Henry of Blois

    Henry of Blois: New Interpretations [Hardback]

    William Kynan-Wilson(Editor); John Munns(Editor); Barbara Bombi(Contributor); Claire Donovan(Contributor); Edmund King(Contributor); William Kynan-Wilson(Contributor); John Munns(Contributor); Michael J. Franklin(Contributor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275748
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Henry of Blois (d. 1171) was a towering figure in twelfth-century England. Grandson of William the Conqueror and brother to King Stephen, he played a central role in shaping the course of the civil war that characterized his brother's reign. Bisho... .... Learn More
  4. Ferruccio Busoni

    Ferruccio Busoni: Biografia [Paperback]

    Edward Joseph Dent(Author); Marco Vincenzi(Editor)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9788859620808
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Universitario | Storia
    Volume: 5
    Text in Italian.

    Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924) was a famous Italian composer and pianist. His biography, written in 1933 by the famous musicologist Edward Dent, is considered a reference point by scholars. This Italian translation i... .... Learn More
  5. Julian Anderson

    Julian Anderson: Dialogues on Listening, Composing and Culture [Hardback]

    Julian Anderson(Author); Christopher Dingle(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781783274987
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Julian Anderson is renowned internationally as one of the leading composers of his generation. This substantial book of conversations with the scholar and critic Christopher Dingle captures Anderson's thoughts and memories in-depth for the first t... .... Learn More
  6. The Songs of Johanna Kinkel

    The Songs of Johanna Kinkel: Genesis, Reception, Context [Hardback]

    Anja Bunzel(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783274109
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Johanna Kinkel (1810-1858) was a German composer, music pedagogue, pianist, poet, writer, and activist. This is the first study to offer an exhaustive examination of Kinkel's published songs through the lens of her extraordinary biography and rece... .... Learn More
  7. Beethoven's Lives

    Beethoven's Lives: The Biographical Tradition [Hardback]

    Lewis Lockwood(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781783275519
    Published by : Boydell Press
    When Ludwig van Beethoven died in March 1827, the world of music felt an intense loss. The composer's funeral procession was one of the largest Vienna had ever witnessed, and the poet Franz Grillparzer's eulogy brought the tensions between the com... .... Learn More
  8. Americans and Queen Marie of Romania

    Americans and Queen Marie of Romania: A Selection of Documents [Hardback]

    Diana Fotescu(Editor)

    $39.99

    ISBN: 9789739839105
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Granddaughter of Queen Victoria of England and Tsar Alexander II of Russia, Marie (1875-1938) became princess of Romania through her marriage to Ferdinand of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, crown prince of Romania on 29 December 1892. She became queen o... .... Learn More
  9. Nadia Boulanger

    Nadia Boulanger: Thoughts on Music [Hardback]

    Jeanice Brooks(Editor); Kimberly Francis(Editor)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781580469678
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 166
    The impact of Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) on twentieth-century music was vast: as composer, keyboard performer, conductor, impresario, and pedagogue. Her extensive musical networks included figures such as Fauré, Stravinsky, and Poulenc, an... .... Learn More
  10. Liszt and Virtuosity

    Liszt and Virtuosity [Hardback]

    Robert Doran(Editor); David Keep(Contributor); Dolores Pesce(Contributor); Jim Samson(Contributor); Jonathan Dunsby(Contributor)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469395
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 168
    In the annals of music history, few figures have dominated the discussion of virtuosity as much as Franz Liszt. A flamboyant performer whose hair-raising technical feats at the piano created a sense of awe-inspiring excitement andan icon whose sta... .... Learn More

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