The New York Times

"incredible.... Mr. Walker seems to know everything about Liszt, and anything connected with Liszt, during every single day of the long life of that genius."

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Alan Walker

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Walker’s three-volume, prize winning biography of Franz Liszt, was a project which took him twenty-five years to complete, and for which the President of Hungary bestowed on him the medal Pro Cultura Hungarica. The biography also received the Royal Philharmonic Society Prize, presented by HRH The Duke of Kent in London.

ALAN WALKER is Professor Emeritus of Music at McMaster University, Canada.  Before settling in North America he was on the staff of the Music Division of the British Broadcasting Corporation in London, where he produced some of the world’s leading pianists.  He has broadcast for the BBC, for the CBC, and for CJRT - FM (Toronto), and gives regular public lectures on the music of the Romantic Era. His thirteen published books include A Study in Musical Analysis, An Anatomy of Musical Criticism, and symposia on Chopin, Schumann, and Liszt.  

Dr. Walker’s three-volume, prize winning biography of Franz Liszt, was a project which took him twenty-five years to complete, and for which the President of Hungary bestowed on him the medal Pro Cultura Hungarica. The biography also received the Royal Philharmonic Society Prize, presented by HRH The Duke of Kent in London.

Time Magazine hailed the biography as ‘a textured portrait of Liszt and his times without rival’.  The Wall Street Journal called it ‘the definitive work to which all subsequent Liszt biographies will aspire.’  The Washington Post selected it as a Book of the Year.

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