21 March 1985
Show More Elgar, the Man by Michael De-la-Noy.
Allen Lane/Viking, 340 pp., £12.95, September 1984, 0 7139 1532 3Show More
Edward Elgar: A Creative Life by Jerrold Northrop Moore.
Oxford, 841 pp., £35, June 1984, 0 19 315447 1Show More
Spirit of England: Edward Elgar in his World by Jerrold Northrop Moore.
Heinemann, 175 pp., £10.95, February 1984, 0 434 47541 6Show More
The Elgar-Atkins Friendship by E. Wulstan Atkins.
David and Charles, 510 pp., £15, April 1984, 0 7153 8583 6Show More
“... torn between the private poet of Worcestershire (who wrote great music), and the public poseur of London (who did not). In what remains the best and most moving book on Elgar yet written, Michael Kennedy provided the first psychologically-plausible portrait, of an anguished and lonely man who became a music-maker, a seer of visions and a dreamer of dreams. And more recently, MichaelDe-la-Noy ...”