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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

Author: Alan Jefferson
Publisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Internationally renowned as the finest Mozart and Strauss soprano since World War II, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf was a preeminent performer in both opera and Lieder for three decades. She is as popular today as when she gave her farewell recital in 1979; Schwarzkopf's master classes have been televised, and she remains one of EMI's best-selling recording artists. In this first full-length biography, Alan Jefferson
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jefferson, Alan.
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf.
Boston : Northeastern University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)700093947
Named Person: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf; Elisabeth Schwarzkopf; Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Jefferson
ISBN: 1555532721 9781555532727
OCLC Number: 33668356
Notes: "Published in Great Britain in 1995 by Victor Gollancz, London"--Title page verso.
Description: 285 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Alan Jefferson.

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Biographer Jefferson portrays soprano Schwarzkopf as a linear figure in a round world, chronicling her single-minded and successful ambition to become a leading figure in opera and the world of  Read more...

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"The portrait of an ambitious singer who put her career ahead of everything, including politics . . ." --Library Journal

 
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