Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Doubleday On Sale: November 30, 2010 Price: $26.00
The pianist Leon Fleisher–whose student—teacher lineage linked him to Beethoven by way of his instructor, Artur Schnabel–displayed an exceptional gift from his earliest years. And then, like the hero of a Greek tragedy, he was struck down in his prime: at thirty-six years old, he suddenly and mysteriously became unable to...
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