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Phillips-Matz, Mary Jane

Overview
Works: 59 works in 146 publications in 3 languages and 6,144 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies  Librettos  Drama  Juvenile works  Fiction  Sunday school literature  Opera programs  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator
Classifications: ML410.V4, B
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Publications about Mary Jane Phillips-Matz
Publications by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz
Publications by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz
Verdi : a biography by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz( Book )
22 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and French and held by 1,562 libraries worldwide
Written with the full collaboration of the Verdi family and drawing on a wide range of sources, this is an authoritative re-examination of a long, vigorous, and varied life. The author captures Verdi's tremendous energy, creativity, and philanthropy, and offers fresh insights into the complexities involved in the composition and production of his operas. She also explores his possessive love for his home region and his tireless devotion to his farmlands, and examines Verdi's professional and personal relationships, particularly with Giuseppina Strepponi, his mistress and later wife. The first major biography of Verdi for a generation, this is a fitting study of a great composer and a great patriot of Italian nationalism
Puccini : a biography by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 991 libraries worldwide
Phillips-Matz also untangles the threads of the gifted artist's complex and contradictory character. She reveals a sophisticated composer who often drew upon exotic thematic material and an elegant cosmopolite who loved his several villas, expensive cars, boats, and fine clothes. Yet Puccini remained passionately wedded to the simple life of the Tuscan countryside of his youth. This is the place the Maestro returned to in times of turmoil to share the communal joys of hunting and playing cards with his neighbors."--Jacket
Leonard Warren, American baritone by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz( Book )
7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
"Leonard Warren, the great American baritone, was born on 21 April 1911 in New York City in the Bronx, the first of three children of parents who came from Russia. A descendant of three generations of furriers, Warren turned his back on his family's trade and began a singing career that took him from the Radio City Music Hall Glee Club to pinnacles of achievement in celebrated theatres and halls in North and South America and Europe. He become an interpreter of Verdi; no baritone of his era made such a mark in the parts that became his signatures: the title roles in Rigoletto, Macbeth, and Simon Boccanegra, Count di Luna in Il trovatore, Amonasro in Aida, Iago in Otello, Barnaba in La Gioconda, Tonio in Pagliacci, and Scarpia in Tosca."--Jacket
The many lives of Otto Kahn by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz( Book )
9 editions published between 1963 and 1984 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Opera stars in the sun : intimate glimpses of Metropolitan personalities by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz( Book )
9 editions published between 1955 and 1973 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Rosa Ponselle : American diva by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz( Book )
6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
The life of Rosa Ponselle, "one of the greatest American opera singers of the twentieth century."--Jacket
Opera: grand and not so grand by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz( Book )
6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Andrea Chénier : an opera in four acts by Luigi Illica( Book )
2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Stiffelio : opera in three acts by Francesco Maria Piave( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Semiramide : tragic melodrama in two acts by Gaetano Rossi( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Verdi : una biografía by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Don Carlos : opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
I Lombardi alla prima crociata : opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Lucia di Lammermoor : opera in three acts by Salvatore Cammarano( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Pearls for the little ones : a series of stories from real child-life by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz( Book )
5 editions published in 1858 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Falstaff : lyric comedy in three acts : based on Shakespeare's Henry IV, part one and part two and the merry wives of Windsor by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
English National Opera Guides are ideal companions to the opera. They provide stimulating introductory articles together with the complete text of each opera in English and the original
The young gold seeker and other authentic sketches : a book for youth by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz( Book )
4 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Five stories illuminating strong Christian ethics
Home pictures for the little ones : a series of sketches from real child-life by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz( Book )
5 editions published in 1859 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Little things for little folks by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz( Book )
4 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Mary Jane Phillips-Matz Amarican biographer
Mary Jane Phillips-Matz Amerikaans schrijfster (1926-2013)
Matz, Mary Jane.
Matz, Mary Jane Phillips-.
Matz Mary Jane Phillips 1926-2013
Phillips, Mary Jane 1926-2013
Phillips-Matz, Mary J.
Languages
English (96)
French (3)
Spanish (2)
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