A Life in Letters (Paperback)

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By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Stewart Spencer (Translated by), Cliff Eisen (Editor)
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Description


A selection of Mozart's letters, translated into English, complete with notes, linking commentary and chronology.

About the Author


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Austrian composer, widely recognised as one of the greatest composers in the history of Western music. Among his most famous works, with Lorenzo da Ponte as librettist: Le nozze di Figaro (1786), Don Giovanni (1787) Cosi fan tutte (1790), Die Zauberflöte (1791), La clemenza di Tito (1791). Cliff Eisen has published extensively on the life and works of W. A. Mozart, including the New Grove 'Mozart', the edited volumes Mozart Studies (Oxford University Press, 1991), Mozart Studies 2 (Oxford University Press, 1997) and New Mozart Documents (London, 1991). He is general editor of the forthcoming Oxford Companion to Mozart. Stewart Spencer is an authority on German literature and an editor of the journal of the Wagner Society. Barry Millington is the author of the highly acclaimed Master Musicians: Wagner and editor of The Wagner Compendium.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780141441467
ISBN-10: 0141441461
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: March 27th, 2007
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Penguin Classics