He Wrote the Words

MEGAN MARSHALL [NY Times, 30 July 2006]
ORCHESTRAS, opera companies, chamber groups and solo pianists have been celebrating Mozartís 250th birthday all year, but surprisingly few writers have aimed to capitalize on the surge of interest in the composer considered by many to be musicís greatest genius. Iím reminded of the reaction I once got from an editor when I suggested writing a group biography of the Romantic trio Clara and Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms: ìBooks about musicians donít sell!î