Andrew Lloyd Webber by John Snelson

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, Conn, London .

Written in English

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  • History and criticism,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Musicals

About the Edition

John Snelson explores the influences that have informed the work of Andrew Lloyd Webber, from film, rock & pop music, to Lloyd Webber"s own life story. In so doing he explores what has made the artist such a controversial figure. Does he challenge his audiences, or merely recycle the comfortable & familiar?

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementJohn Snelson ; with a foreword by Geoffrey Block
SeriesYale Broadway masters, Yale Broadway masters
ContributionsBlock, Geoffrey Holden, 1948-
LC ClassificationsML410.L78 S64 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 267 pages :
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26338045M
ISBN 100300151136
ISBN 109780300151138

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