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Constanze Mozart: An Unimportant Woman

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Instead of Mozart, the musical genius, it is his wife, Constanze, who is here the focus of attention. Maligned by outside observers, from Mozart's father to present-day biographers and playwrights, Constanze was thought to be "not the right girl" for the great man. Welsh takes a different perspective, narrating events from Constanze's point of view, from the "inside out," ...more
Paperback, 134 pages
Published August 1st 1997 by Ariadne Press (CA) (first published January 1st 1991)
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Nov 28, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Constanze Mozart: Eine unbedeutende Frau ist eine Erzählung, kein Tatsachenbericht. Das aus Sicht der Witwe Mozart geschriebene Buch enthält Tatsachen allenfalls am Rande. Wer also, wie ich, ein biographisches Werk sucht, ist hier falsch. Die Autorin gibt dies auch freimütig zu, heißt es doch ganz am Ende des Buchs: "Auch wenn es nicht so gewesen ist...".
Die Stimmung, die dieses Buch verbreitet lässt sich am Besten mit düster mit heiteren Momenten beschreiben. Die Autorin ordnet die Erzählerin k
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Renate Welsh is an Austrian author of children's and young adult literature.
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