The Master Musicians – Elgar by W. H. Reed
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Overview: This volume contains a detailed biography of Elgar, and is part of the ‘Master Musicians’ series written by W. H. Reed. In writing this biography, Reed was aided by Elgar’s daughter who helped him piece together the various incidents in Edward Elgar’s life in chronological order from her personal knowledge and from old diaries. This biography offers the reader a unique insight into the life of this master musician, and it will be of considerable value to those with an interest in Elgar’s personal life. The chapters of this book include: ‘Childhood and Youth’, ‘In Search of a Career’, ‘The Teaching of Experience’, ‘Marriage and Artistic Progress’, ‘Growing Mastery’, ‘Gradual Recognition and Fame’, ‘Full Maturity’, ‘Creative Activity’, ‘Fame at Home and Abroad’, ‘The Elgar Festival and Knighthood’, and more. We are republishing this antiquarian text now in a modern, affordable edition complete with a new prefatory biography of the author.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs