Beethoven by Edmund Morris audiobook

Beethoven: The Universal Composer

By Edmund Morris
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8.69 Hours 1
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In this concise and compelling biography, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Edmund Morris explores Ludwig Van Beethoven's life and legacy to reveal his music's universal appeal. Beethoven was an abrasive, egotistical, and unsightly little man. Yet he was also a musical genius whose greatest works flowed from his deepest woes. But it wasn't until he lost the precious gift of hearing that he composed masterpieces whose grandeur and beauty tower above all others.

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In this concise and compelling biography, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Edmund Morris explores Ludwig Van Beethoven's life and legacy to reveal his music's universal appeal. Beethoven was an abrasive, egotistical, and unsightly little man. Yet he was also a musical genius whose greatest works flowed from his deepest woes. But it wasn't until he lost the precious gift of hearing that he composed masterpieces whose grandeur and beauty tower above all others.

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Author Bio: Edmund Morris

Author Bio: Edmund Morris

Edmund Morris (1940–2019) was a British–American author best known for his New York Times bestselling biographies. His biography The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt won the Pulitzer Prize and American Book Award in 1980. He was President Reagan’s authorized biographer and in 1999 wrote the bestseller Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan. He has written extensively on travel and the arts for such publications as the New Yorker, New York Times, and Harper’s. He was born and educated in Kenya and went to college in South Africa. He worked as an advertising copywriter in London before immigrating to the United States in 1968.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 8.69
Audience: Adult
Language: English