Beethoven's Hair : An Extraordinary Historical Odyssey and a Scientific Mystery Solved
The author of Out of Silence 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 Southeby's, and describes the scientific research done on the hair to uncover information about Beethoven's life. 25,000 first printing.
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- Hardback | 288 pages
- 162.56 x 233.68 x 20.32mm | 249.47g
- 01 Nov 2000
- BROADWAY BOOKS
- United States