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

Author: Sylvia Kahan; University of Rochester Press.
Publisher: Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2011.
Series: Eastman Studies in Music.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st published 2003. Reprinted in paperback 2010. Transferred to digital printing 2011View 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: biografie
Named Person: Winnaretta de Polignac
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Kahan; University of Rochester Press.
ISBN: 1580461336 9781580461337 1580463339 9781580463331
OCLC Number: 1014078632
Description: XXII, 547, [2] s. : il. ; 23 cm.
Contents: An International ChildLife with MotherA Woman of the WorldThe Sewing Machine and the LyreMarriage and MusicLa Belle EpoqueRenovationsModern TimesThe Astonishing YearsShelter from the StormThe Magic of Everyday ThingsCottages of the Elite, Palaces of the PeopleA Pride of ProtegesMademoiselleAll Music is ModernThe Beautiful Kingdom of Sounds
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 achievements Read more...

 
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