Henry J. Wood: Maker of the Proms


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This biography by music critic Arthur Jacobs celebrates the life of Sir Henry Wood, the progressive and much-loved conductor who made the Proms famous, and whose musical achievements included conducting the first British production of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin and making some of the earliest orchestral recordings. With the help of family papers put at his disposal, Jacobs also deals frankly with Wood's complex personality and turbulent private life, including his relationship with Lady Jessie Wood, who was not his wife ...

Henry J. Wood: Maker of the Proms 1995, Trafalgar Square Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780413683908


Henry J. Wood: Maker of the Proms 1994, Methuen Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780413693402

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