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I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Mr. Murray had a very readable style. He had an obvious love for his subject. You should read this book. You'll be glad you did.Published on May 10, 2011 by John T. Bandy
Wonderfully written. A great insight into the world of opera for those who don't know and those who do. BeautifulPublished on February 7, 2010 by zelda
(By the way, "sacred monster" is a term coined by Jean Cocteau in 1940, to refer to divas and celebrities whose renown and fame or greatness so exceeds the bounds of normalcy that... Read morePublished on December 1, 2009 by Aanel Victoria
For his final book, William Murray, a prolific author and writer, has written on one of his passions, opera. Read morePublished on January 28, 2009 by Sylviastel
This is an enjoyable journey through the Chicago Lyric Opera. You get an intimate glimpse into the behind the scenes opera world.Published on August 27, 2008 by B. Brown
I'm sorry that Mr. Murray died before seeing the acclaim with which his latest book has been greeted by readers and opera lovers. Read morePublished on March 13, 2006 by Kevin Killian
I've participated in young artist programs and I found this book too sentimental and not real enough. I got tired of getting physical descriptions of the people (i.e. Read morePublished on March 9, 2006 by operadiva