Books by David Cairns

BERLIOZ by David Cairns
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2000

"A model of biographical empathy, Berlioz transposes this 'improbable novel' of a life from tragedy to vindication. (50 b&w photos)"
Artistic mastery fraught with tribulation propels this grand finale to the career of a paramount Romantic creator. Read full book review >
BERLIOZ by David Cairns
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2000

"A sumptuous feast for lovers of music and biography, this volume feeds the appetite to learn the reasons behind how the story turns out. (30 b&w photos)"
Nobly told saga of how a provincial outsider, bucking family and establishment mistrust, fashioned himself into France's most daring 19th-century composer. Dr. Berlioz, justly portrayed by Cairns as a devoted father, never stopped decrying his son's rejection of medicine for music. Read full book review >