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Farewell, My Youth. an Autobiography, Bax, Arnold
1 Bax, Arnold Farewell, My Youth. an Autobiography
Longmans, Green & Company 1949 Hardcover Very Good 
112pp. Jacket price clipped, some foxing on endpapers. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
 
 
Treat It Gentle, Bechet, Sidney
2 Bechet, Sidney Treat It Gentle
Da Capo 2002 0306811081 / 9780306811081 Paperback New 
245pp, illustrations, discography. In this autobiography Bechet tells of his slave grandfather, the evolving jazz sounds, and stories of Josephine Baker and the Revue Negré. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
A Mingled Chime: Leaves from an Autobiography, Beecham, Thomas
3 Beecham, Thomas A Mingled Chime: Leaves from an Autobiography
Arrow Books 1987 0862873762 / 9780862873769 Paperback Very Good+ 
198pp. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
With Louis and the Duke. The Autobiography of a Jazz Clarinetist, Bigard, Barney (edited by Martyn, Barry)
4 Bigard, Barney (edited by Martyn, Barry) With Louis and the Duke. The Autobiography of a Jazz Clarinetist
New York Oxford University Press 1986 0195204948 / 9780195204940 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
x, 152pp, plates. Dust jacket price clipped. Barney Bigard was a major jazz clarinetist. He played with Duke Ellington for fourteen years, stopping only when the pace of international touring began to tire him. A few years later, in Los Angeles, he began a long association with Louis Armstrong's newly-formed small band, the All Stars. Bigard is able to analyze the different musical approaches Armstrong and Ellington took and includes photographs from his personal collection, many of them never before published. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
 
 
Singing from the Soul. An Autobiography, Carreras Jose
5 Carreras Jose Singing from the Soul. An Autobiography
Souvenir Press 1994 0285632302 / 9780285632301 Paperback Very Good+ 
280pp, illustrations, list of first performances, discography, videography. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Memoirs of Lorenzo Da Ponte: Mozart's Librettist, Da Ponte, Lorenzo - translated by Elisabeth Abbott
6 Da Ponte, Lorenzo - translated by Elisabeth Abbott Memoirs of Lorenzo Da Ponte: Mozart's Librettist
Dover Paperback Very Good 
512pp, 42 illustrations. 1967 Unabridged republication of the 1929 translation, with introduction and annotations by Arthur Livingston. Slight edge wear. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Lenya the Legend - a Pictorial Autobiography, Farneth, David
7 Farneth, David Lenya the Legend - a Pictorial Autobiography
New York Overlook Press 0879518251 / 9780879518257 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
254pp, 300+ photos. Reminiscences from her interviews, private conversations, letters, and other writings. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Basso Cantante: An Autobiography, Franklin, David
8 Franklin, David Basso Cantante: An Autobiography
Duckworth 1969 0715604163 / 9780715604168 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
232pp, frontis, 6 plates. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Notes in Advance: an Autobiography in Music, Glock, William
9 Glock, William Notes in Advance: an Autobiography in Music
Oxford University Press 1991 0198161921 / 9780198161929 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
226pp, 16 plates. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
My Life, Gobbi, Tito
10 Gobbi, Tito My Life
Macdonald & Jane's 1979 0354043684 / 9780354043687 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
217pp, 28 plates, illustrations on endpapers, discography. Born in 1913, he was the leading baritone of his era. Signed by Tito Gobbi on the title page. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
My Life, Gobbi, Tito
11 Gobbi, Tito My Life
Macdonald & Jane's 1979 0354043684 / 9780354043687 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
217pp, 28 plates, illustrations on endpapers, discography. Born in 1913, he was the leading baritone of his era. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Hamp - An Autobiography, Hampton,Lionel & Haskins,James
12 Hampton,Lionel & Haskins,James Hamp - An Autobiography
New York Amistad Press 1993 1567430198 / 9781567430196 Paperback New 
286pp, 16 plates, discography. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
Father of the Blues. An Autobiography, Handy, W. C.
13 Handy, W. C. Father of the Blues. An Autobiography
Da Capo Press 1991 0306804212 / 9780306804212 Paperback Very Good 
xiv, 317pp, illustrations, music examples, list of compositions, arrangements and books. Handy's remarkable story reveals not only the career of the man who brought the blues to the world's attention, but the whole scope of American music, from the days of the old popular songs of the South, through ragtime to the great era of jazz. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
 
 
Uphill All the Way, Hawkridge, John
14 Hawkridge, John Uphill All the Way
Michael Joseph 1991 0718134699 / 9780718134693 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
246pp, 16 plates, colour & b/w. Autobiography of John Hawkridge, born with cerebral palsy, his determination and energy enabled him to become a formidable hillwalker and eventually he climbed to over 18,000ft on Kara Pattar in the Himalayas.; Signed by Author 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Born under the Sign of Jazz. Public Faces / Private Moments, Hultin, Randi
15 Hultin, Randi Born under the Sign of Jazz. Public Faces / Private Moments
Sanctuary Publishing 2000 1860742521 / 9781860742521 Paperback Very Good+ 
400pp, many illustrations, cd of rare recordings. Hultin, a Scandinavian jazz jounalist, since 1953 has entertained jazz musicians at her home. This is a chronicle of her visitors and the CD covers recordings made there. Jazz giants including Count Basie, Dave Brubeck, Zoot Sims, Coleman Hawkins, Hampton Hawes, Eubie Blake, Louis Armstrong, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Bud Powell, Dexter Gordon, Bill Evans, Sonny Rollins, Stan Getz and Chet Baker, to name a few. ; 400 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Blessed City - The Life and Works of Edward C. Bairstow 1874-1946, Jackson, Francis
16 Jackson, Francis Blessed City - The Life and Works of Edward C. Bairstow 1874-1946
William Sessions Limited 1997 1850721920 / 9781850721925 Second Revised Edition Paperback Fine 
xii, 339pp, illustrations. Organist and choirmaster of York Minster and Professor of Music at Durham University. This book, published 50 years after his death, includes five chapters of his unfinished autobiography. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
 
 
Herbert Von Karajan. My Autobiography, Karajan, Herbert Von. (As Told by Franz Endler)
17 Karajan, Herbert Von. (As Told by Franz Endler) Herbert Von Karajan. My Autobiography
Sidgwick & Jackson 1989 0283997230 / 9780283997235 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
150pp, plates. Dust jacket price clipped with a tiny tear. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
The Score of My Life., Mehta, Zubin, (with Renate Gräfin Matuschka)
18 Mehta, Zubin, (with Renate Gräfin Matuschka) The Score of My Life.
Amadeus Press 2009 157467174X / 9781574671742 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
214pp, 16 plates. An account of Mehta's entire musical life, from his childhood days in Bombay to his journey to Vienna to study music at the age of 18, and on through his entire professional career. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Melodies and Memories. The Autobiography of Nellie Melba, Melba, Nellie
19 Melba, Nellie Melodies and Memories. The Autobiography of Nellie Melba
Hamish Hamilton 1980 0241104106 / 9780241104101 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
253pp, 16 plates. Introduced and annotated by John Cargher. Dust jacket price clipped. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Perfect Pitch: An Autobiography, Slonimsky, Nicolas
20 Slonimsky, Nicolas Perfect Pitch: An Autobiography
Oxford University Press 1988 0193151553 / 9780193151550 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
263pp, 16 plates. The memoirs of Russian conductor, composer, lexicographer and music theorist. Nicolas Slonimsky looks back over a long life which saw him serve in the Russian Imperial Army, emigrate to America, and become conductor of the Hollywood Bowl orchestra. Dust jacket faded. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
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