About this item
Written by Michael Kennedy, music critic for the Sunday Telegraph, this first detailed biography of Richard Strauss for many years reassesses the man and the musician, drawing on much hitherto ignored material. In particular it considers Strauss's position during the period of the Third Reich.
Kennedy reassesses the man and the music, revealing a picture of a level-headed, practical and extremely versatile musician - a great conductor as well as, in his opinion, the greatest composer of the twentieth century.
With some black and white photographs, the book is in as new condition and the jacket shows just slight signs of wear.
- Kennedy, Michael, 1926-
- As new
- Cambridge University Press
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