pianist, writer and scholar

Charles Rosen

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.

Nexus playlist of Charles Rosen

Published in

Journal Nexus

Nexus 54

De passie voor geloof, dood en vrijheid
Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 22

De rol van cultuur

Speaker at


Part I. Faith, Death, and Freedom

Man after the End of History

6 September 2009 9.15 - 17.30 Het Muziektheater Amsterdam