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Letters, journals, and conversations

Author: Ludwig van Beethoven; Michael Hamburger
Publisher: Garden City, NY : Anchor books, 1960.
Series: Anchor books, A206
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First edition ; Anchor book editionView all editions and formats
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"Mr. Hamburger has here put together a portrait of Beethoven that has the fascination of a documentary film. The book presents the famous qualities of the man as they developed -- his pride, his determination, as an artist, to yield precedence to no mere nobleman, his courage, his tempers, his generosity, his pathetic love for his disappointing nephew. Whenever Beethoven had anything important to say, he wrote  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
Letters, journals, and conversations.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1960
(OCoLC)647091846
Named Person: Ludwig van Beethoven; Ludwig van Beethoven
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ludwig van Beethoven; Michael Hamburger
OCLC Number: 860397
Notes: "Doubleday anchor book"
Includes index.
Description: xxviii, 290 pages : music ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Anchor books, A206
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: Edited, translated, and introduced by Michael Hamburger.

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"Mr. Hamburger has here put together a portrait of Beethoven that has the fascination of a documentary film. The book presents the famous qualities of the man as they developed -- his pride, his determination, as an artist, to yield precedence to no mere nobleman, his courage, his tempers, his generosity, his pathetic love for his disappointing nephew. Whenever Beethoven had anything important to say, he wrote music, of course; his handling of words was usually untidy as his rooms, but it was also immediate and sometimes touching. The book as a whole is a moving account of one of the greatest artists of our culture, who has gone down in history -- quite rightly -- as something of a hero." -- The New Yorker.

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