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Music's modern muse : a life of Winnaretta Singer, princesse de Polignac

Author: Sylvia Kahan
Publisher: Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2003.
Series: Eastman studies in music.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Winnaretta Singer-Polignac, heiress to the Singer Sewing Machine fortune, who befriended and subsidized some of the most important musical and literary artists of the 20th Century,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kahan, Sylvia.
Music's modern muse.
Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2003
(DLC) 2003007785
(OCoLC)51781900
Named Person: Winnaretta Polignac, princesse de; Winnaretta Polignac, princesse de; Winnaretta Polignac, princesse de
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Kahan
ISBN: 9781580466523 1580466524
OCLC Number: 259400284
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 547 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Prelude --
An international child --
Life with mother --
A woman of the world --
The sewing machine and the lyre --
Marriage and music --
La belle époque --
Renovations --
Modern times --
The astonishing years --
Shelter from the storm --
The magic of everyday things --
Cottages of the elite, palaces of the people --
A pride of protégés --
Mademoiselle --
All music is modern --
The beautiful kingdom of sounds --
Postlude.
Series Title: Eastman studies in music.
Responsibility: Sylvia Kahan.

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A splendid biography of the munificent princess. --Alex Ross [online at http://www.therestisnoise.com/2011/04/merci-beaucoup-domo-arigato.html] Superb new biography. . . The list of her Read more...

 
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