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Song of Names

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ISBN-10: 1400034892

ISBN-13: 9781400034895

Edition: 2004

Authors: Norman Lebrecht

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Martin Simmonds’ father tells him, “Never trust a musician when he speaks about love.” The advice comes too late. Martin already loves Dovidl Rapoport, an eerily gifted Polish violin prodigy whose parents left him in the Simmonds’s care before they perished in the Holocaust. For a time the two boys are closer than brothers. But on the day he is to make his official debut, Dovidl disappears. Only 40 years later does Martin get his first clue about what happened to him. In this ravishing novel of music and suspense, Norman Lebrecht unravels the strands of love, envy and exploitation that knot geniuses to their admirers. In doing so he also evokes the fragile bubble of Jewish life in prewar…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/10/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Norman Lebrecht is the author of nine books on music, including The Maestro Myth and The Companion to Twentieth-Century Music. He lives in London with his family.