Stapleford Granary

Event description

Wednesday 26 August at 14.00

Daniel Snowman is a social and cultural historian. Educated at Cambridge and Cornell, he was a Lecturer at the University of Sussex in his twenties and went on to work for many years at the BBC where, as Chief Producer (Radio), he was responsible for a wide variety of features and documentaries on cultural and historical subjects. His books include critical portraits of the Amadeus Quartet and Plácido Domingo, a study of the cultural impact of the 'Hitler Emigrés'; “Historians”; and, most recently, “The Gilded Stage: A Social History of Opera”. Daniel is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research (London University) and delivered the 2010 Annual Fellows' Lecture.

Artist/speaker: Daniel Snowman