Diagnosing Genius

Diagnosing Genius

The Life and Death of Beethoven

Book - 2007
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Beethoven's extraordinary ability to compose great music despite severe health problems, including deafness and depression, has puzzled and inspired. The author looks at the relationship between Beethoven's health and creativity to show how the composer was able to transcend physical and emotional torment to produce some of the most powerful and beautiful music in Western culture.

Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, c2007
Description: xviii, 270 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780773531901
Branch Call Number: 780.92 Bee


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