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Romain Rolland's Essays on Music

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ISBN-10: 1406767719

ISBN-13: 9781406767711

Edition: N/A

Authors: Romain Rolland

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List price: $30.95
Publisher: Read Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Romain Rolland was born in Clemency, France. The family moved to Paris in 1880 in order to obtain a better schooling for their son. In 1886 Rolland entered the �cole Normale Sup�rieure. He passed his agr�gation examination in 1889 and continued his studies in Rome, where he formed a lasting friendship with Malwida von Meysenbug. She knew Wagner, Liszt, Nietzsche, and Ibsen, and encouraged his first attempt to write. He received his doctorate in art in 1895, with the first dissertation on music ever presented at the Sorbonne. Rolland became professor of art history at the �cole Normale in Paris. In 1904 he became a professor of the history of music at the Sorbonne. In his mid-30s he…