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The History of Deutsche Grammophon - The Story

The History of Deutsche Grammophon - The Story

Limited Edition Book + 6 CD's

The History of Deutsche Grammophon traces the progress of the label from its founding up to its contemporary status as the home of rising performers such as Grimaud, Netrebko, Villazón, etc. For the expert and the casual fan alike, The History of Deutsche Grammophon is the first and definitive chronicle of an essential institution and a visual account of the most powerful franchise in classical music.

- Rémy Louis works at the Centre National des Arts Plastiques and writes frequently for the Diapason magazine, as a journalist in charge of orchestral repertoire and conductors. He was a guest speaker on Radio France, Radio Suisse Romande, as well as a speaker for the Muzzik television channel. He also contributed to collective works (several editions of the Record Dictionary). He frequently works with major concert halls (Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Théâtre du Châtelet, Salle Pleyel, etc) and record labels (Universal, Sony Classical, etc). Rémy Louis lives in Paris. 
- Thierry Soveaux has been writing for Diapason magazine since 2000, first as a record reviewer, then for the hi-fi department. He still contributes regularly record reviews for this magazine. Thierry Soveaux lives in Paris. 
- Olivier Boruchowitch is a philosopher and a journalist. Former editor-in-chief of Regards magazine, he co-authored several titles and published several interviews with contemporary thinkers (such as Pascal Bruckner and Gilles Lipovetsky), political leaders and music artists. He co-founded Richard Oliver Publishing, focused on authoring illustrated biographies in the classical music industry. Olivier Boruchowitch lives in Brussels. 
- Yannick Coupannec is a photographer and an iconograph focused on classical music. He has been working with Diapason magazine for over 15 years. As an iconograph, he edited Luciano Pavarotti: a Life in Pictures (Verlhac Editions, 2008). As a photographer (distributed by Leemage agency), he is frequently published in the international press. Yannick Coupannec lives in Paris. 
- Featured interviews and contributions: Günther Breest, Michel Glotz, Hans Hirsch, Rainer Hoepfner, Bill Holland, Andreas Holschneider, Alfred Kaine, Eliette von Karajan, Elisabeth Köhler, Michael Lang, Rainer Maillard, Ewald Markl, Hanno Rinke, Craig Urquhart, Hans Wildhagen, and many others. 
- Quotes from many artists including Pierre Boulez, Plácido Domingo, Emerson String Quartet, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Elina Garanca, Hélène Grimaud, Magdalena Kožená, Lang Lang, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Anna Netrebko, Rolando Villazón . 

- Over 200 colour illustrations
- 224 pages, 25x29cm
- Hardcover with jacket

€ 55.00