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Stephen Walsh

STEPHEN WALSH is Emeritus Professor of Music at Cardiff University and author of a number of books on music including Musorgsky and His Circle and the prizewinning biography of Igor Stravinsky, selected as one of the ten Books of the Year by The Washington Post. He served for many years as deputy music critic for The Observerand writes reviews for many journals. He lives in Herefordshire, England.

AUTHOR BOOKSHELF

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A PAINTER IN SOUND
Written by STEPHEN WALSH

Format: Hardcover, 336 pages

Publisher: Knopf

On Sale: 10/23/2018

Price: $28.95

ISBN: 978-1-524-73192-2

A beautifully written and original biography of one of the greatest and most popular of modern composers--which also deeply investigates his much-loved music.

Claude Debussy (1862-1918) was that rare creature, a composer who reinvented the language of music without alienating the majority of music lovers. The creator of such classics as La Mer and Clair de Lune, of Pelléas et Mélisande and his magnificent, delicate piano works, he is the modernist everybody loves, the man who drove French...

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