Edward Said, 17 July 1997
Show More Glenn Gould: The Ecstasy and the Tragedy of Genius by Peter Ostwald.
Norton, 368 pp., $29.95, May 1997, 0 393 04077 1Show More
When the Music Stops: Managers, Maestros and the Corporate Murder of Classical Music by Norman Lebrecht.
Simon and Schuster, 400 pp., £7.99, July 1997, 0 671 01025 5Show More
“... superficiality, greed and show-business aspects of the concert scene (exposed remorselessly by Norman Lebrecht) but he was a prosperous man who made considerable amounts of money. (In a Swiftian touch, he left most of his estate to the Salvation Army and to the Toronto Humane Society for animal welfare; the most interesting photograph in Ostwald’s ...”