B1157. PETER LETHBRIDGE. Kathleen Ferrier. London, Cassel. 1959. 122pp. Line Drawings; DJ.
“The conductor Bruno Walter once said that the two greatest musical experiences of his life were knowing Kathleen Ferrier and Mahler – in that order….Her singing was of such rare beauty: beauty of expression, beauty of voice, purity, and beauty of personality. It was one of the greatest impressions in my life.”
- Vivien Schweitzer, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 8 July, 2012
“A biography of one of England's great opera stars who died at a young age but thrilled audiences in her short life; this is from a series of biographies designed for the young adult to gain insight into famous lives.”
- Ned Ludd