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Johannes Brahms A BiographyA New York Times Notable Book This brilliant and magisterial book is a very good bet tobecome the definitive study of Johannes Brahms The Plain Dealer Judicious compassionate and full of insight into Brahms's human complexity as well as his music Johannes Brahms is an indispensable biography Proclaimed the new messiah of Romanticism by Robert Schumann when he was only twenty Johannes Brahms dedicated himself to a long and extraordinarily productive career In this book Jan Swafford sets out to reveal the little known Brahms the boy who grew up in mercantile Hamburg and played piano in beer halls among prostitutes and drunken sailors the fiercely self protective man who thwarted future biographers by burning papers scores and notebooks late in his life Making unprecedented use of the remaining archival material Swafford offers richly expanded perspectives on Brahms's youth on his difficult romantic life particularly his longstanding relationship with Clara Schumann and on his professional rivalry with Lizst and Wagner Johannes Brahms will no doubt stand as the definitive work on Brahms one of the monumental biographies in the entire musical library London Weekly Standard It is a measure of the accomplishment of Jan Swafford's biography that Brahms's sadness becomes palpable Swafford manages to construct a full bodied human being The New York Times Book Review A friend lent me this book which I liked sufficiently to want to have my own copy I am only 100 pages into it but it is a very good read The written style is easy propelling the reader towards Brahms' maturity as the dominant figure in German classical music from the 1860s to 1890s The book surveys this area with authority and scholarship Well worth acuiring for Brahms enthusiasts wanting to know about his life and the music of this period

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A New York Times Notable Book This brilliant and magisterial book is a very good bet tobecome the definitive study of Johannes Brahms The Plain Dealer Judicious compassionate and full of insight into Brahms's human complexity as well as his music Johannes Brahms is an indispensable biography Proclaimed the new messiah of Romanticism by Robert Schumann when he was only twenty Johannes Brahms dedicated himself to a long and extraordinarily productive career In this book Jan Swafford sets out to reveal the little known Brahms the boy who grew up in mercantile Hamburg and played piano in beer halls among prostitutes and drunken sailors the fiercely self protective man who thwarted future biographers by burning papers scores and notebooks late in his life Making unprecedented use of the remaining archival material Swafford offers richly expanded perspectives on Brahms's youth on his difficult romantic life particularly his longstanding relationship with Clara Schumann and on his professional rivalry with Lizst and Wagner Johannes Brahms will no doubt stand as the definitive work on Brahms one of the monumental biographies in the entire musical library London Weekly Standard It is a measure of the accomplishment of Jan Swafford's biography that Brahms's sadness becomes palpable Swafford manages to construct a full bodied human being The New York Times Book Review i have forgotten reading this book