Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph
A fascinating celebration of one of classical music's all-time great composers, and Sunday Times Classical Music Book of the 2014
Jan Swafford (born 1946) is a writer and broadcaster, and the award-winning author of biographies of Charles Ives, Johannes Brahms and Ludwig van Beethoven, as well as The Vintage Guide to Classical Music. He is also a composer, and teaches composition, theory and music history at The Boston Conservatory. He studied at Harvard and the Yale School of Music.