Piano Man

Piano Man A Beautiful Mind meets Shine The first full biography of John Ogdon a tortured genius and arguably the greatest British pianist of all time

  • Title: Piano Man
  • Author: Charles Beauclerk
  • ISBN: 9781849831772
  • Page: 387
  • Format: Paperback
  • A Beautiful Mind meets Shine The first full biography of John Ogdon a tortured genius and arguably the greatest British pianist of all time

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    • A virtuoso who spurned showmanship, a formidable intellect and yet ‘the most patronised man of the 20th century,’ John Ogdon was perhaps one of British music’s greatest contradictions. Having won the Tchaikovsky Competition in 1962, he became a concert pianist of considerable standing and left behind him a rich legacy of recorded work. He remains unique despite living in an era characterised by its notable interpreters.‘Piano Man’, the new biography by Charles Beauclerk, is essentially [...]


    • An extremely well written account of the genius and madness that was John Ogdon.John had a strange childhood - he was a toddler when his father, Howard, a schizophrenic attacked his mother, Dorothy, with an axe. The oldest boy managed to fend him off, but Howard was then committed to an asylum, and Dorothy turned her attention to John, already showing signs of being a musical prodigy. Prodded by his mother and encouraged by his teacher he made it to the Royal Manchester College of Music, which i [...]


    • Una biografia esaustiva del pianista, che ne esalta la personalità e la genialità. E' la storia di un uomo sfortunato che viene travolto da un crollo mentale, segnato da un'infanzia poco felice e da un matrimonio che non era stato da meno. La sua genialità sarà l'unica sua ancora di salvezza.


    • This is an interesting book about a remarkable man. Recommended for any one but especially for any one interested in piano/pianism.


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