HAWEIS, Rev. H.R.
Title My Musical Life.
Publisher London: W.H.Allen & Co, 1884.
Seller ID 44442
1st edition. Pp.xxx/673/2(publisher's catalogue), engraved portrait frontispiece, owner's details to half-title page, cracking to inner hinges but holding. Blue gilt decorated cloth, gilt decorated title to spine, wear to corner tips. G+.** "Hugh Reginald Haweis (1838 – 1901) was an English cleric and writer. He was the husband of author Mary Eliza Haweis and the father of painter Stephen Haweis.... 'My Musical Life' offers a biographical tour through his career and his spiritual leanings in music, tracing his awakening to music, his interest in the Cremonese violin makers and in Paganini, an exposition of The Ring of the Nibelungen, Parsifal, Lohengrin and Tannhäuser, and anecdotes of his meetings with Richard Wagner and Franz Liszt.". (wiki).