The musings of a classical music autograph dealer with an emphasis on historical composers, musicians, opera singers and ballet dancers; with a good bit of opinion of the World of classical music and opera today and everything else including the kitchen sink.
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Saturday, July 28, 2012
Artur Schnabel on Johannes Brahms
The legendary pianist once described the Johannes Brahms he knew very succinctly. He broke the composer down into the three "B's, Beard, Beer and Belly.
Page 268 of Stuart Isacoff's A Natural History of the Piano.