Hermann Abert's classic biography, first published in German more than eighty years ago and itself based on the definitive mid-nineteenth century study by Otto Jahn, remains the most informed and substantial biography of Mozart in any language. The book is both the fullest account of the composer s life and a deeply skilled analysis of his music. Proceeding chronologically from 1756 to 1791, the book interrogates every aspect of Mozart s life, influences, and experience; his personality; his religious and secular dimensions ...

W.A. Mozart 2007, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300072235