Anguish and Triumph
By Jan Swafford
Houghton Mifflin, Hardcover, 9780618054749, 1104pp.
Publication Date: August 5, 2014
More than a decade in the making, this will be the standard Beethoven biography for years to come.
Born in a moment of despair, as its creator was staring down hearing loss, Beethoven's Third Symphony is as odd as it is transcendent. More at NPR.org
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