Sonata for A ScoundrelBook - 2013
"The muse... Clara Becker is a supremely gifted composer -- a talent of little to use to a woman in 1830s England. Her compositions only have worth when they are published under her brother's name, yet this deception barely enables them to scrape out a living in the poorest quarter of London. Meets the master... Darien Reynard, the most celebrated musician in Europe, pursues success with a single-minded intensity. When he comes across Becker's compositions, he knows that this music will secure his place in history. Darien tracks the composer down and, with some difficulty, convinces the man to tour with him. Mr. Becker agrees, but with the most unusual condition that he bring along his sister..."--Back cover.
Publisher: [United States] : Fiddlehead Press, 2013
Characteristics: 260 pages ; 22 cm