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Author: HURD, MICHAEL. Title: The Ordeal of Ivor Gurney.
Description: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978. 0192117521. 1st edition. "Behind the name Ivor Gurney lies the tragic story of a composer and poet whose life seemed full of promise, but who, like Hugo Wolf and John Clare, ended his days in a lunatic asylum..When he died in 1937 he was just beginning to be acknowledged as one of England's finest song composers. But it is only in recent years that his stature as a war poet has been fully appreciated." Pp.xii/230, 13 black & white plates + 3 illustrations. Brown cloth, dustwrapper sunned to blue to spine and top rear edge. VG/G+.
Keywords: Hurd Ordeal Ivor Gurney Composer Biography Songs Gloucester London France Western Front England Asylum 43796 General Biography
Price: GBP 18.00 = appr. US$ 25.70 Seller: Chilton Books
- Book number: 42434
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