RVW: A Biography of Ralph Vaughan Williams by Ursula Vaughan WilliamsRVW: A Biography of Ralph Vaughan Williams by Ursula Vaughan Williams

RVW: A Biography of Ralph Vaughan Williams

byUrsula Vaughan Williams

Paperback | June 1, 1991

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In addition to his great prowess as a composer, Vaughan Williams was a man of strong character and unflagging energy, who lived a long, full life. He was at the centre of musical events in England for sixty years, a period which for sustained musical achievement is probably unequalled in thehistory of this country.Ursula Vaughan Williams's intimate and detailed biography of her husband used much material not hitherto available to scholars to produce a balanced and judicious portrait. It is now made newly available as a Clarendon Paperback.
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Title:RVW: A Biography of Ralph Vaughan WilliamsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 1.1 inPublished:June 1, 1991Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0192820826

ISBN - 13:9780192820822

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'The standard biography is the beautiful book by Ursula Vaughan Williams ... the definitive survey of his works is by Michael Kennedy ... Ursula Vaughan Williams's book is a deeply personal work about a lovely, humble, and charitable man. R.V.W.: A Biography of Ralph Vaughan Williams can beplaced with the best of books: those which stand, even elicit, repeated readings.'Stephen Town, Northwest Missouri State University, Choral Journal