Readership: All fans of modern concert music, musicologists and theorists interested in Russian and Soviet music and the Cold War, historians of Russian culture and society
Simon Morrison, Professor of Music, Princeton University
Simon Morrison is Professor of Music at Princeton University. He is the author of Russian Opera and the Symbolist Movement and the editor of Prokofiev and His World . He restored the original, uncensored version of Romeo and Juliet for the Mark Morris Dance Group, which enjoyed its world premier in 2008.
"painstakingly describe[s] the circumstances surrounding Prokofiev in his final years" - G.S. Smith, Times Literary Supplement
"The People's Artist: Prokofiev's Soviet Years should be on every serious music lover's Christmas list." - David Gutman, Gramophone
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