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Johannes Brahms : a biography

Author: Jan Swafford
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, Inc., 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biography of Johannes Brahms who hoped to leave only his music as his legacy. The author presents the contradictions of the composer's life, the "secondary characters," the triumphs and failures, and the two cities most important to Brahms: Hamburg and Vienna.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Swafford, Jan.
Johannes Brahms.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, Inc., 1997
(OCoLC)646117197
Named Person: Johannes Brahms; Johannes Brahms; Johannes Brahms
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Swafford
ISBN: 0679422617 9780679422617 0679745823 9780679745822
OCLC Number: 37457773
Description: xxii, 699 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Jan Swafford.
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A biography of Johannes Brahms who hoped to leave only his music as his legacy. The author presents the contradictions of the composer's life, the "secondary characters," the triumphs and failures, and the two cities most important to Brahms: Hamburg and Vienna.

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