Charles Rosen

United States, 1927 - 2012

Charles Rosen was a pianist and author. Composers like Stravinsky, Elliott and Boulez personally invited him to play and record their works. He wrote a great number of works on music and musical theory, such as The Classical Style: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven (1971) and Piano Notes: The World of the Pianist (2002). Rosen, who obtained a PhD in French literature at Princeton and who taught at Harvard and Oxford, regularly wrote for the New York Review of Books.

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