During his short life Schubert produced a huge amount and variety of music. This biography paints a picture of him and his world, exploring family background, education and musical upbringing, his manic-depression, the effect of his lifestyle on his music, and the circumstances of his death.
Elizabeth Norman McKay was formally Tutor in Piano and Visiting Professor at the Birmingham Conservatoire, and is the author of several publications on Franz Schubert and his music.
Elizabeth Norman McKay
Oxford University Press
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Biography: The Arts
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16 pp black and white plates, line figures, 1 music example