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MacDowell

Author: E Douglas Bomberger
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2013] ©2013
Series: Master musicians series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on private letters that were sealed for fifty years after his death, this biography traces MacDowell's compelling life story, with new revelations about his Quaker childhood, his efforts to succeed in the insular German music world, his mysterious death, and his lifelong struggle with Seasonal Affective Disorder. MacDowell's story is a timeless tale of human strength and weakness set in one of the most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Named Person: Edward MacDowell; Edward MacDowell
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E Douglas Bomberger
ISBN: 9780190268343 0190268344
OCLC Number: 967261964
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 349 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations.
Series Title: Master musicians series.
Responsibility: E. Douglas Bomberger.

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Drawing on private letters that were sealed for fifty years after his death, this biography traces MacDowell's compelling life story, with new revelations about his Quaker childhood, his efforts to succeed in the insular German music world, his mysterious death, and his lifelong struggle with Seasonal Affective Disorder. MacDowell's story is a timeless tale of human strength and weakness set in one of the most vibrant periods of American musical history, when optimism about the country's artistic future made anything seem possible.

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