skip to content
Jon Vickers : a hero's life Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Jon Vickers : a hero's life

Author: Jeannie Williams
Publisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"In this first biography of Vickers, Jeannie Williams provides a captivating and revealing portrait of a very private, deeply religious man and complex artist who baffled and often enraged his friends and colleagues."--BOOK JACKET.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Williams, Jeannie, 1942-
Jon Vickers.
Boston : Northeastern University Press, c1999
(OCoLC)652329062
Named Person: Jon Vickers; Jon Vickers; Jon Vickers; Jon Vickers
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannie Williams
ISBN: 1555534082 9781555534080
OCLC Number: 41565272
Description: xvi, 391 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Birgit Nilsson --
The Early Years: 1926-1956 --
Prince Albert --
Footloose --
Beginnings at the Conservatory --
A Tenor in Toronto --
The Career Begins: 1957-1959 --
Covent Garden and Battling the BBC --
A Don Carlos Triumph and Bayreuth Debut --
New Roles, New Houses --
Ascendancy: The 1960s --
The Met --
The Solti Debacle --
Lonely Hotels --
Peter Grimes --
A Prophet in His Own Country --
Gaining the Heights: The 1970s --
A Unique Tenor Repertoire and a Tristan Debut --
A Moor Does Battle, Enee and Tristan at the Met --
A Man and His Music --
The Tannhauser Scandal --
From Moose Jaw to Monteverdi --
Winding Down: The 1980s --
A Winter's Journey --
Final Grimes, Otello in South Africa --
The Trials of Samson --
Parsifal and Farewell to the Met --
Canadian Coda and a Worldview.
Responsibility: Jeannie Williams ; foreword by Birgit Nilsson.

Abstract:

The first biography of a legendary tenor.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Jon Vickers: A Hero's Life paints a fascinating, comprehensive, and colorful picture of a spellbinding and irreplaceable artist."--The Opera Quarterly

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/41565272>
library:oclcnum"41565272"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/41565272>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:copyrightYear"1999"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1999"
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/196747290>
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:genre"Biography."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Jon Vickers : a hero's life"@en
schema:numberOfPages"391"
schema:publisher
schema:reviews
rdf:typeschema:Review
schema:itemReviewed<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/41565272>
schema:reviewBody""In this first biography of Vickers, Jeannie Williams provides a captivating and revealing portrait of a very private, deeply religious man and complex artist who baffled and often enraged his friends and colleagues."--BOOK JACKET."
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.