Norman Lebrecht: Jewish Writers Who Changed the World

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Photograph of Norman Lebrecht by Istvan Bielik

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Lecture by Norman Lebrecht

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In this lecture, prominent cultural commentator, broadcaster and award-winning novelist, Norman Lebrecht tells the stories of visionary Jewish writers whose work contributed to changing the way we see the world. This talk is based on his new book, Genius and Anxiety  How Jews Changed The World, 1847-1947, an exploration of a 100-year period during which a handful or Jewish men and women had a profound effect on globe. From science and technology to politics and psychiatry, they turned the tides of history and shaped the world.

Norman Lebrecht is the world’s bestselling author on classical music. His most recent book was the critically acclaimed Why Mahler? His Whitbread Award-winning novel, The Song of Names, is currently being developed into a feature film. Aside from the history of Western music, he has a lifelong passion for the culture and chronicles of the Jewish people. He lives in London and writes for the Spectator and the Wall Street Journal, and is working on his fourth novel.

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Name: Norman Lebrecht: Jewish Writers Who Changed the World
Where: Online
When: -
Price: Full Price: £5.00
Member: £0.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546
boxoffice@bl.uk