Biographies & Memoirs of Classical Composers & Musicians

Last updated: January 3, 2012
  1. The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw
    1. The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw by Wladyslaw Szpilman, Anthea Bell, Wolf Biermann and Andrzej Szpilman Published: September 1, 1999 Score: 2.34
  2. The Inextinguishable Symphony: A True Story of Music and Love in Nazi Germany
    2. The Inextinguishable Symphony: A True Story of Music and Love in Nazi Germany by Martin Goldsmith Published: October 9, 2009 Score: 1.58
  3. Beethoven: The Universal Composer (Eminent Lives)
    3. Beethoven: The Universal Composer (Eminent Lives) by Edmund Morris Published: February 9, 2010 Score: 1.12
  4. The Inner Voice: The Making of a Singer
    4. The Inner Voice: The Making of a Singer by Renee Fleming Published: September 27, 2005 Score: 1.02
  5. Mozart in the Jungle
    5. Mozart in the Jungle by Blair Tindall Published: June 10, 2005 Score: 0.69
  6. A Devil to Play: One Man's Year-Long Quest to Master the Orchestra's Most Difficult Instrument
    6. A Devil to Play: One Man's Year-Long Quest to Master the Orchestra's Most Difficult Instrument by Jasper Rees Published: December 2, 2008 Score: 0.59
  7. Johann Sebastian Bach: The Learned Musician (Norton Paperback)
    7. Johann Sebastian Bach: The Learned Musician (Norton Paperback) by Christoph Wolff Published: September 17, 2001 Score: 0.55
  8. Violin Dreams
    8. Violin Dreams by Arnold Steinhardt Published: October 15, 2008 Score: 0.52
  9. Mozart: A Life (A Penguin Life)
    9. Mozart: A Life (A Penguin Life) by Peter Gay Published: August 29, 2006 Score: 0.5
  10. Mozart: A Life
    10. Mozart: A Life by Maynard Solomon Published: December 27, 2005 Score: 0.48
  11. Johannes Brahms: A Biography
    11. Johannes Brahms: A Biography by Jan Swafford Published: December 7, 1999 Score: 0.42
  12. Journey of a Thousand Miles: My Story
    12. Journey of a Thousand Miles: My Story by David Ritz and Lang Lang Published: July 15, 2008 Score: 0.39
  13. The Music of Silence: A Memoir
    13. The Music of Silence: A Memoir by Andrea Bocelli Published: October 16, 2001 Score: 0.36
  14. Chopin: The Man and His Music
    14. Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker Published: July 12, 2007 Score: 0.31
  15. Testimony: The Memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich
    15. Testimony: The Memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich by Solomon Volkov and Dmitri Shostakovich Published: July 1, 2004 Score: 0.29
  16. Beethoven's Hair : An Extraordinary Historical Odyssey and a Scientific Mystery Solved
    16. Beethoven's Hair : An Extraordinary Historical Odyssey and a Scientific Mystery Solved by Russell Martin Published: October 17, 2000 Score: 0.28
  17. The Tristan Chord: Wagner and Philosophy
    17. The Tristan Chord: Wagner and Philosophy by Bryan Magee Published: November 7, 2001 Score: 0.27
  18. The Life Of Chopin
    18. The Life Of Chopin by Franz Liszt Published: September 10, 2010 Score: 0.26
  19. Life Between the Keys: The (Mis) Adventures of the 5 Browns
    19. Life Between the Keys: The (Mis) Adventures of the 5 Browns by The 5 Browns and Aaron Griego Published: March 1, 2009 Score: 0.22
  20. Secret Lives of Great Composers
    20. Secret Lives of Great Composers by Elizabeth Lunday and Mario Zucca Published: August 1, 2009 Score: 0.17
  21. Beethoven: The Music and the Life
    21. Beethoven: The Music and the Life by Lewis Lockwood Published: January 17, 2005 Score: 0.15
  22. Silence: Lectures and Writings
    22. Silence: Lectures and Writings by John Cage Score: 0.15
  23. Beethoven
    23. Beethoven by Maynard Solomon Score: 0.15
  24. The Lives of the Great Composers
    24. The Lives of the Great Composers by Harold C. Schonberg Published: September 1, 1981 Score: 0.14
  25. Goldwyn
    25. Goldwyn by A. Scott Berg and Roddy McDowall Published: September 1, 2003 Score: 0.14

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