Andrew Lloyd Webber : His Life and Works : A Critical Biography
Last updated: 17.12.19
||Harry N. Abrams
Hardcover - 288 pages Exp. & updated edition (1997), usually ships within 24 hours.
In Andrew Lloyd Webber
Michael Walsh offers a detailed biography of the composer of
. He chronicles the triumphs and tragedies of Lloyd Webber's Sunset
, Whistle Down the Wind
, the film version of Evita
, his third marriage, and the
financial upheaval at The Really Useful Company, Lloyd Webber's production group. Walsh attempts to
hack through the mass of Fleet Street sensationalism and get at what is really happening in the life of this
talented, troubled man.
Jesus Christ Superstar. Evita. Cats. The Phantom of the Opera. Webber's hit parade of West End and
Broadway musicals has established him as the foremost theatrical composer of our time. In this biography,
Walsh examines his personal motivations and professional methods. 100 illustrations, 80 in full color.