The Schumanns And Johannes Brahms: The Memoirs Of Eugenie Schumann (Classic Reprint) Eugenie Schumann

The Schumanns and Johannes Brahms: The Memoirs of Eugenie Schumann (Classic Reprint)
by Eugenie Schumann
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Hen I began to write down these Memoirs in the year 1920, I was guided by a definite intention. I find that erroneous statements are current concerning [the lives and characters of my brothers. To disprove these by giving a faithful picture of their personalities as they are revealed first-hand in their letters, seemed to me a duty to them not only as beloved brothers, but as sons of our parents. I am not sure that I had publication in view _i felt constrained to say how things had really been, and I started to write. One word led to another, one remembrance called forth a thousand. I wrote for the pleasure of writing I surveyed my life and lingered where I listed. The longer I wrote, the more it was my mother's personality which became the prominent one. On her eightieth birthday I surprised my sister Marie with the first five chapters. She was pleased with them. A kind publisher who read them gave me encouragement, and induced me to supplement and revise. I took up the pen once more and found that I had many more things to say. The disconnected chapters became a book. If I have given little in it, it is the best that I have to give, the memories of great and goodtcharacters, of great and good; times.

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Amazon rank: #1,505,794
Price: $11.97

bound: 276 pages
Publisher: Forgotten Books (May 11, 2017)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0243442696
ISBN-13: 978-0243442690
Weight: 13.1 ounces

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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