rips it today, finding it quite inapt. One of problems: in story, prisoner is ultimately saved because minister from government arrives and overrules evil warden. Didn't exactly happen in World War II...
As many know, I co-produced current film on Beethoven's Ninth that explores modern (and apt) uses of it in recent times around the globe, also explored in my book with the director, Journeys With Beethoven. For the book I interviewed ace pianist and writer Jeremy Denk, who wrote a review of new Beethoven bio for yesterday's NYT.
Monday, August 4, 2014
Beethoven Meets Hitler
is author of a dozen books (click on covers at right), including the new "THE TUNNELS: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill." He was the longtime editor of Editor & Publisher. Email: email@example.com. Twitter: @GregMitch