Mozart's Letters, Mozart's Life

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ISBN 9780571222926 Format Paperback
9780571222926
Paperback
Published 15/04/2004 Length 512 pages
512

About Book

What was Mozart really like? Wild? Sublime? Responsible? Fun-loving? Bright? Foul-mouthed? Reading these sparkling new translations of Mozart's letters, we learn in his own words that he was all of these and much more. Here is the composer at his most intimate and unguarded, expressing his feelings about life, love, music and the world around him.
What was Mozart really like? Wild? Sublime? Responsible? Fun-loving? Bright? Foul-mouthed? Reading these sparkling new translations of Mozart's letters, we learn in his own words that he was all of these and much more. Here is the composer at his most intimate and unguarded, expressing his feelings about life, love, music and the world around him.
  • About Robert Spaethling

    Robert Spaethling is Professor Emeritus of German at the University of Massachusetts, and is the author of several books on Mozart, including Music and Mozart in the Life of Goethe. He was raised in the Bavarian town of Weissenstadt, whose local dialect resembles that of Mozart's Salzburg.

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