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Zubin Mehta

Zubin Mehta

A Life in Music

Bakhtiar K. Dadabhoy
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The only man ever to direct two major orchestras in North America at once, Zubin Mehta is a true maestro. A musical prodigy who appeared on the cover of Time magazine at the age of thirty-one, Zubin Mehta looks back at his illustrious life as a conductor, drawing links with the symphony in music and life. The book follows his relationship with Western classical music, his training and his refinement of the art. Weaving in and out of the narrative are anecdotes and the memories of his younger brother, Zarin, one of the best music administrators in the world today, and his son, Mervon. If you love music, this legend’s story is sure to hit the right notes.

Imprint: India Viking

Published: Apr/2016

ISBN: 9780670088690

Length : 520 Pages

MRP : ₹899.00

Zubin Mehta

A Life in Music

Bakhtiar K. Dadabhoy

The only man ever to direct two major orchestras in North America at once, Zubin Mehta is a true maestro. A musical prodigy who appeared on the cover of Time magazine at the age of thirty-one, Zubin Mehta looks back at his illustrious life as a conductor, drawing links with the symphony in music and life. The book follows his relationship with Western classical music, his training and his refinement of the art. Weaving in and out of the narrative are anecdotes and the memories of his younger brother, Zarin, one of the best music administrators in the world today, and his son, Mervon. If you love music, this legend’s story is sure to hit the right notes.

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Bakhtiar K. Dadabhoy

Bakhtiar K. Dadabhoy is the author of seven books which include the best-selling Jeh: A Life of JRD Tata, Sugar in Milk: Lives of Eminent Parsis and the critically acclaimed Barons of Banking: Glimpses of Indian Banking History. His most recent book was Zubin Mehta: A Musical Journey, the authorised biography of the international music conductor. Dadabhoy has also contributed to newspapers and magazines and did a daily column 'This Day in History' for the Hindustan Times and HT Next for five years. He has also written the script for Nani: The Crusader a documentary on legal luminary Nani Palkhivala. He currently resides in Mumbai.

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