(Nouritt, Adolphe). Pleasants, Henry, Edited, Annotated and with an Introduction and Epilogue by
Title THE GREAT TENOR TRAGEDY: The Last Days of Adolphe Nourrit As Told (Mostly) By Himself
Book Condition Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new illustrated dust jacket. Small octavo.
Edition First edition, first printing. Translations by Henry and Richard R. Pleasants.
Publisher Portland, Oregon: Amadeus Press, (1995).
0931340896 / 9780931340895
Seller ID 46223.00
In 1839, the leading tenor of the Paris Opera, friend to Liszt, Rossini, Donizetti, leapt to his death from an apartment roof four days after his 37th birthday. Pleasants allows Nouritt's eloquent letters to his wife and friends tell his haunting tale.
Opera Biographies. Opera. Music.