Dickens and Music

September 14, 2012

Did you know that the active music-lover Charles Dickens met composers like Chopin, Mendelssohn, Auber and Meyerbeer, as well as Jenny Lind,Paganini and Joachim? Now there’s a Dickens music festival in Kent, which you can read about here. (The link also brings a highly interesting chamber performance of a movement from Mahler’s Fourth Symphony.)

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