Maynard Elliott Solomon (born January 5, 1930) was a co-founder of Vanguard Records as well as a music producer.
Maynard Elliott Solomon (born January 5, 1930) was a co-founder of Vanguard Records as well as a music producer. More recently, he has become known for his biographical studies of Viennese Classical composers, specifically Beethoven (writing an influential biography and an award-winning collection of essays), Mozart (biography), and Schubert (Solomon was the first to openly propose the highly disputed theory of Schubert's homosexuality in a scholarly setting).
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Maynard Solomon is a leading authority on Beethoven, winner of the Otto Kinkeldey Award for "Beethoven Essays" .
Maynard Solomon is a leading authority on Beethoven, winner of the Otto Kinkeldey Award for "Beethoven Essays" and the author of Mozart: A Life. Paperback: 554 pages. His interest in Marxism and his psychological interpretations of musicians are well known among music scholars. In our book his 22-chapter, 554-page Beethoven (the greatest composer ever) biography is the most scholarly and thought-provoking so far and unlikely to be matched.
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Best 5 Beethoven Books. Beethoven: The Universal Composer by Edmund Morris; Eminent Lives (October 4, 2005). Beethoven as I Knew Him by Anton Felix Schindler; Dover Publications; .
The definitive biography of Beethoven, already a classic of its kind (The New York Times), setting the world standard in composer biographiesMaynard Solomon’s Beethoven has long been firmly established among music lovers and scholars alike as the standard modern biography of Beethoven.
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Hailed as a masterpiece for its original interpretations of Beethoven's life and music.