Gänzl"s book of the musical theatre

by Kurt GaМ€nzl

Publisher: Schirmer Books in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Gänzl
Published: Pages: 1353 Downloads: 118
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  • Musicals -- Stories, plots, etc,
  • Operas -- Stories, plots, etc

Edition Notes

Discography: p. 1229-1277.

Other titlesBook of the musical theatre.
StatementKurt Gänzl and Andrew Lamb.
ContributionsLamb, Andrew.
LC ClassificationsMT95 .G2 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 1353 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages1353
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2041872M
ISBN 100028719417
LC Control Number88018588

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