LISZT, Franz, 1811-1886

Franz Liszt Tagebuch 1827. Textedition. Im Auftrag der Stadt Bayreuth herausgegeben von Detlef Altenburg und Rainer Kleinertz.

[Diary, 1827]

opening of diary

Vienna, 1986. 12 x 17 cm, 32, 99 pp. Beautiful 3-color halftone of the 1827 autograph diary. Written in Paris and covering the months of April, May and July, the entries provide an interesting biographical anthology and important witness to Liszt’s spiritual, literary and religious grounding (the 16 year old freely quotes lines from the Prince Alexander von Hohenlohe, Rochenfoucauld, Bossuet, Fénelon, Bruyère, Liguori, and Saints Paul, Augustin & John). With critical edition of the original French text, translation into German and full commentary (in Ger). Handsome binding in decorative paper with matching slipcase. $63

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