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Beethoven's Hair : An Extraordinary Historical Odyssey and a Scientific Mystery Solved
by Russell Martin


Overview - Follows a single lock of hair from Ludwig van Beethoven, from the great composer's deathbed in 1827, through its role as a relic in the Hiller family, into the hands of a doctor in Nazi-occupied Denmark, to its 1994 sale at Sotheby's, and describes the scientific research done on the hair to uncover information about Beethoven's life.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Follows a single lock of hair from Ludwig van Beethoven, from the great composer's deathbed in 1827, through its role as a relic in the Hiller family, into the hands of a doctor in Nazi-occupied Denmark, to its 1994 sale at Sotheby's, and describes the scientific research done on the hair to uncover information about Beethoven's life. Reprint.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780767903516
  • ISBN-10: 076790351X
  • Publisher: Broadway Books
  • Publish Date: October 2001
  • Page Count: 288
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.2 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Music
Books > Music > History & Criticism - General
Books > History > Modern - 18th Century

 
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