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- DescriptionIn this major re-examination of her public and private life, Wanda Larson recreates and interprets one of the most interesting of 20th century lives. Queen Elisabeth of Belgium was t only a predominant factor in Belgium life through two world wars, she was one of ther generations's most brilliant musical organizers and patrons. Elisabeth has had a profound influence on contemporary pia competitions and she was crucial in the revival of Vivaldi, Mahler and others. The author discusses the historical context for this unusual life seen against the backdrop of her Bavarian Wittelsbach ancestors, her 'accidental' queenship, her popularity with her people and, most of all, her refusal to give up her musical career despite ermous family pressure.
- Author BiographyWanda Z. Larson is an accomplished journalist and musician, who has spent many years researching Elisabeth of Belgium's life and works.
- Author(s)Wanda Z. Larson
- PublisherInternational Scholars Publications,U.S.
- Date of Publication01/05/1997
- SubjectBiography: The Arts
- Series TitleDistinguished Research
- Place of PublicationBethesda
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintInternational Scholars Publications,U.S.
- Content Noteillustrations, bibliography, index
- Weight322 g
- Width139 mm
- Height215 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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