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Jonathan Rosenberg

Biography

Jonathan Rosenberg

Jonathan Rosenberg, professor of twentieth-century US history at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, is author of DANGEROUS MELODIES: CLASSICAL MUSIC IN AMERICA FROM THE GREAT WAR THROUGH THE COLD WAR; HOW FAR THE PROMISED LAND?: WORLD AFFAIRS AND THE AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT FROM THE FIRST WORLD WAR TO VIETNAM; and co-author of KENNEDY, JOHNSON, AND THE QUEST FOR JUSTICE: THE CIVIL RIGHTS TAPES. He lives in Croton-on-Hudson, New York.

Jonathan Rosenberg

Books by Jonathan Rosenberg

by Jonathan Rosenberg - Biography, History, Nonfiction, Politics

DANGEROUS MELODIES vividly evokes a time when classical music stood at the center of twentieth-century American life, occupying a prominent place in the nation’s culture and politics. The work of renowned conductors, instrumentalists, and singers --- and the activities of orchestras and opera companies --- were intertwined with momentous international events, especially the two world wars and the long Cold War.