"Sams's book is the fruit of a lifetime's immersion in the topic. No one else alive is better qualified to write it. There is no doubt in my mind that this will be the standard work on the Brahms lieder for years to come." Graham Johnson
About the Author
Eric Sams is a world authority on lieder and the author of numerous works of musicology, including The Songs of Robert Schumann and The Songs of Hugo Wolf. He is also the author of The Real Shakespeare and editor of Shakespeare's Edward III, published by Yale University Press.