Charles Rosen

(b. 1927)

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(b NY, 1927).

Amer. pianist and author. Début NY 1951. Prof. of mus., State Univ. of NY from 1971. Among his books are The Classical Style (1971); Schoenberg (1975); Sonata Forms (1980); The Romantic Generation (1995); and Piano Notes: the World of the Pianist (2002). Noted for his playing of Bach's Goldberg Variations, late Beethoven sonatas, and Debussy. Has given important perfs. of Schoenberg, Webern, Carter, and Boulez.

Subjects: Music.

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