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eBook Purcell: A Biography epub

by Jonathan Keates

eBook Purcell: A Biography epub
  • ISBN: 0712674195
  • Author: Jonathan Keates
  • Genre: Photography
  • Subcategory: Music
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Pimlico; First Edition edition (1995)
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • ePUB size: 1560 kb
  • FB2 size 1901 kb
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Jonathan Keates FRSL (born 1946) is an English writer, biographer, novelist and Chairman of the Venice in Peril Fund. Jonathan Keates was born in Paris, France, in 1946.

Jonathan Keates FRSL (born 1946) is an English writer, biographer, novelist and Chairman of the Venice in Peril Fund. He was educated at Bryanston School and went on to read for his undergraduate degree at Magdalen College, Oxford.

Jonathan Keates traces Purcell's development against the turbulent movements of his time - political, religious .

Jonathan Keates traces Purcell's development against the turbulent movements of his time - political, religious, theatrical and social. This engrossing biography is as remarkable for its sensitive critical appreciation of Purcell's music, in all its forms, as it is for its vivid portrait of the man, and the boisterous age in which he lived.

FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Henry Purcell (1659-1695) is the greatest of all English composers and a pivotal figure in European musical history. In this rich and colorful biography.

Purcell - A Biography book. Biography of Henry Purcell, English composer of Baroque Music, 1651-1695. Outlines the change in the development of court music during the Civil War under Protestant rule. Purcell's life and career was a product of the royal court's sponsorship of the arts.

Jonathan Keates is a British biographer, writer, educator and journalist. He is currently a Chairman of the Venice in Peril Fund, Trustee of the London Library and a regular contributor to a number of newspapers and journals, including The Observer and the Times Literary Supplement. Keates started his career as a travel and short story writer. In 1974, he became an English teacher employed by the City of London School and worked there till his retirement in 2013. During that time, he was also a judge of several writing competitions.

Jonathan Keates3rd Chairman of the Venice in Peril .

Jonathan Keates3rd Chairman of the Venice in Peril office January, 2013Preceded byJohn Julius Norwich Personal detailsBornJonatha Biography. He has written a number of acclaimed biographies and travel books, but his works of fiction have also received critical acclaim, most notably Allegro Postillions, for which he was awarded both the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Hawthornden Prize. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

Jonathan Keates was born in Paris, France in 1946

Jonathan Keates was born in Paris, France in 1946. Educated at Bryanston and Magdalen College, Oxford, he teaches English at the City of London School. He is the author of a number of acclaimed biographies, including works on Handel, Purcell and Stendhal, as well as a number of travel books about Italy. He is the author of the short story collections, Allegro Postillions (1983), which won both the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Hawthornden Prize, and Soon to Be a Major Motion Picture (1997). Jonathan Keates is a regular contributor to a number of newspapers and journals, including The Observer and the Times Literary Supplement.

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