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Manuel Garcia (1775-1832): Chronicle of the Life of a bel canto Tenor at the Dawn of Romanticism

  • Author: Radomski, James
James Radomsik's new biography brings vividly to life the theatre world of Madrid, Paris and London in the early years of the 19th Century ... the intricacies and intriques of Spanish cultural... More…

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$317.75

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Contents

  • Introduction
  • Birth, Education, and Early Performances, 1775-1797
  • Debut in Madrid, 1798-1799
  • Malaga and Garcias Return to Madrid, 1799-1804
  • Last Years in Madrid, 1805-1807
  • 1812-1816: Establishing a Career: Paris (1807-1811) and Italy
  • 1818-1819: Paris (1816-1817) and London
  • Return to Paris, 1819-1823
  • London-Paris-London, 1823-1825
  • New York, 1825-1826
  • Mexico, 1826-1829
  • Return to Paris, Last Operatic Performance, 1829
  • Garcia as Teacher
  • Last Year and Death, 1831-1832
  • Aftermath: The Memory and Legacy of Garcia
  • Appendices
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index