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Thayer, Alexander Wheelock 1817-1897

Overview
Works: 135 works in 476 publications in 2 languages and 4,948 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Thematic catalogs  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography 
Roles: Dedicatee, Former owner, Bibliographic antecedent, Correspondent, Honoree, Creator
Classifications: ML410.B4, 780.924
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posthumous Publications by Alexander Wheelock Thayer, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Alexander Wheelock Thayer
Thayer's life of Beethoven by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( Book )
50 editions published between 1964 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Ludwig van Beethoven by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( Book )
43 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Salieri : rival of Mozart by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( Book )
6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ludwig van Beethoven's leben by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( Book )
74 editions published between 1866 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ludwig van Beethovens Leben by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( Book )
21 editions published between 1866 and 2001 in German and Undetermined and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronologisches Verzeichniss der Werke Ludwig van Beethovens by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( Book )
10 editions published in 1865 in German and English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ludwig van Beethovens Leben by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( Book )
16 editions published between 1872 and 2001 in German and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ludwig van Beethovens Leben by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( Book )
16 editions published between 1879 and 2001 in German and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Hebrews in Egypt and their exodus by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( Book )
6 editions published between 1892 and 1897 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ludwig van Beethovens Leben by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( Book )
13 editions published between 1907 and 2001 in German and Undetermined and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ludwig van Beethovens Leben by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( Book )
10 editions published between 1908 and 2001 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ein kritischer Beitrag zur Beethoven-Literatur : vorgelesen in "Schillerverein" zu Triest by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( Book )
10 editions published in 1877 in 3 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume II by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( Book )
9 editions published between 1921 and 1960 in 3 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Hebrews and the Red Sea by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( Book )
2 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume I by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( Book )
8 editions published between 1921 and 1960 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume III by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( Book )
9 editions published between 1921 and 1962 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronologisches Verzeichniss der Werke by Ludwig van Beethoven ( Book )
1 edition published in 1865 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thayer's Life of Beethoven by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( Book )
8 editions published between 1964 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Annotation Alexander Wheelock Thayer's Life of Beethoven has long been regarded as the classic biography of Beethoven. Thayer's approach to biography was to present in chronological order the factual evidence concerning Beethoven, the man and his work, and to eliminate the analysis and aesthetic evaluation of the music. To gather the material necessary for such an undertaking, he went to Europe; there, he spent most of his life seeking out those persons still alive who had known Beethoven and studying the sources that were available. His biography succeeded in clearing away the romantic fiction that was then, in the 1870's, current and gave for the first time a full account of the composer's life which was based on reliable, historical method
Ludwig van Beethovens Leben by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( Book )
5 editions published between 1908 and 1972 in German and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Signor Masoni and other papers of the late I. Brown by Alexander Wheelock Thayer ( )
2 editions published in 1862 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Thayer, A. W. 1817-1897
Thayer, Alex Wheelock 1817-1897
Thayer, Alexander 1817-1897
Thayer, Alexander W.
Thayer Alexander W. 1817-1897
Thayer, Alexander Wheelock
Wheelock Tayer, Alex 1817-1897
Wheelock Thayer, Alexander 1817-1897
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German (161)
English (156)
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