“What is a novel, but a collection of lies we tell to reveal greater truths.”
For readers who want to know more about Beethoven, his music, his life, and times, listed below are many of the books and recordings the author consulted during the writing of Beethoven in Love; Opus 139. Click on any entry to open a new window at Amazon, where they are available.
Books on Beethoven
Beethoven Im Zeitgenossischen Bildness, Theodor Frimmel, Verlag Karl Konig, Wien, 1925
Beethoven Remembered: The Biographical Notes of Franz Wegeler and Ferdinand Ries, Franz Wegeler, Ferdinand Ries, Notes by Dr. A. C. Kalisher, Translated by Frederick Bauman & Tim Clark, Great Ocean Publishers, 1987
Letters to Beethoven and Other Correspondence, Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Translated & Edited by Theodore Albrecht, University of Nebraska Press in Association with the American Beethoven Society and the Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies, San Jose State University, 1996
Memories of Beethoven: From the House of the Black-Robed Spaniards, Gerhard von Breuning, Edited by Maynard Solomon, Translated from the German by Henry Mins and Maynard Solomon, Cambridge University Press, Canto Edition,