Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2011

512 Pages | 16 b/w illus.

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780823228720

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Victor Herbert

A Theatrical Life

Neil Gould

A Fordham University Press Publication

  • The first modern biography of any kind of one of the most influential artists in the history of American music and musical theater—one of the links between the 19th century and the modern stage--from European styles through Herbert to Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, and Richard Rodgers.
  • Herbert's operettas regularly revived as concert pieces.
  • Draws on an unprecedented array of sources in a big, bold, lively portrait of a showman, an artist, and his times combines solid musical and theatrical scholarship with a rich cultural backdrop.
  • Gould leads major Victor Herbert revivals and festivals across the country ties to all light opera, operetta, and musical theater organizations.

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