Beethoven's Hair

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

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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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Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 162.56 x 233.68 x 20.32mm | 249.47g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0767903501
  • 9780767903509

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