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Mozart Biography Series By Peter Gay

Mozart Biography Series by Peter Gay

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Summary

Mozart is the archetypal child prodigy whose genius triumphed over precociousness, and who later broke away from a loving but tyrannical father to pursue his vision unhampered. Peter Gay traces the development of the man and the composer who pushed every genre - especially opera - into new realms.

Mozart Biography Series Summary

Mozart Biography Series by Peter Gay

Mozart is the archetypal child prodigy whose genius triumphed over early precociousness, and who later broke away from a loving but tyrannical father to pursue his vision unhampered. Peter Gay's volume traces the legendary development of the man whose life was a whirlwind of achievement, and the composer who pushed every instrument to its limits and every genre - especially opera - into new realms. This biography is also a meditation on the nature of genius.

About Peter Gay

Peter Gay is Sterling Professor of History, Emeritus, at Yale University, author of thirty-two widely respected books, and winner of the National Book Award for his definitive work on the Enlightenment.

Additional information

GOR008770624
9780670882380
0670882380
Mozart Biography Series by Peter Gay
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pearson Education Limited
2002-03-04
192
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