"For twenty years, I've assigned these profiles to my students as a means of understanding themselves and their art. Epstein has a gift for making the sometimes remote world of classical music seem familiar without sacrificing its majesty and mystery."
-Jonathan Baldo, Eastman School of Music
"I use her book as a model for my students in teaching them both the profile form and how to provoke subjects into revealing themselves on the page."
-Megan Marshall, Emerson College, Dept. of Writing, Literature and Publishing
"An illuminating introduction to the trials and triumphs of the classical musician."
-New York Times Sunday Book Review
"Informative, perceptive, lively and accurate."
-Gary Graffman, Curtis Institute
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HELEN EPSTEIN ( WWW. HELENEPSTEIN.COM ) IS THE AUTHOR OF CHILDREN OF THE HOLOCAUST, WHERE SHE CAME FROM, AND JOE PAPP-ALL NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKS OF THE YEAR. PRAGUE-BORN, SHE GREW UP IN NEW YORK CITY AND WROTE CULTURAL FEATURES FOR THE SUNDAY NEW YORK TIMES. HER BOOKS HAVE BEEN WIDELY TRANSLATED.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140110542
Book Description Penguin Books, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140110542