From 1900 to 1930—Charles Ives to Umm Kulthūm
American composer and pianists Charles Ives was renowned during his life for his musical innovations. Egyptian singer Umm Kulthūm mesmerized audiences with her voice for half a century, and she is still celebrated in the Arab world to this day. These are just two of the fascinating musical profiles in this guide to musicians of the early 1900s. This comprehensive and entertaining volume is supported by captivating photographs and primary sources.