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Kiri : her unsung story

Author: Garry Jenkins; Stephen D'Antal
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From unwanted baby and unpromising student to Royal favourite and multi-millionaire icon of the music industry ... the remarkable tale of the highs and lows of a stunning career and of an often equally volatile private life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Kiri Te Kanawa; Kiri Te Kanawa; Kiri Te Kanawa; Kiri Te Kanawa; Kiri Te Kanawa
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garry Jenkins; Stephen D'Antal
ISBN: 0002559420 9780002559423 1869502922 9781869502928 0002571110 9780002571111
OCLC Number: 40701612
Description: xiii, 411 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: List of illustrations --
Prologue --
Part One --
The road to Gisborne --
'The Boss' --
'The Nun's Chorus' --
Wicked little witch --
A princess in a castle --
Now is the hour --
Part Two --
Apprentice diva --
Mr Ideal --
Tamed --
A pearl of great price --
New worlds --
Fallen angel --
Lost souls --
Part Three --
'250,000 Covent Gardens' --
A no-win situation --
Home truths --
A gift to the nation --
Pop goes the diva --
Paradise lost --
Out of reach --
Freefall --
Notes and sources --
Index --
Acknowledgements.
Responsibility: Garry Jenkins & Stephen d'Antal.

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Dame Kiri Te Kanawa is an instantly recognizable female face in the world of classical music. More than any other woman she has been responsible for broadening the appeal of opera and serious music.  Read more...

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