Rupert Christiansen

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Rupert Christiansen was born in London and educated at King’s College, Cambridge. He has written several books, including Prima Donna, Paris Babylon, The Visitors, Pocket Guide to Opera and The Complete Book of Aunts. He is currently opera critic and arts columnist for The Daily Telegraph, dance critic for The Mail on Sunday and a member of the editorial board of Opera magazine. He has contributed to many newspapers and magazines, including the Spectator, TLS, Harpers & Queen, Vanity Fair, New Yorker and Talk. In 1997, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He is the British judge for the Birgit Nilsson Prize.

Books by Rupert Christiansen

<a href="http://shortbooks.co.uk/book/i-know-youre-going-to-be-happy"><strong>I Know You’re Going to be Happy</strong><br />A story of love and betrayal</a><br /><a href="http://shortbooks.co.uk/book/i-know-youre-going-to-be-happy" class="plain-link">Rupert Christiansen was born in London and educated at King’s College, Cambridge. He has written several books, including Prima Donna, Paris Babylon, The Visitors, Pocket Guide to Opera and The Complete Book of Aunts. He is currently opera critic and [...]</a><a href="http://shortbooks.co.uk/book/i-know-youre-going-to-be-happy"><img  src="http://shortbooks.co.uk/wp-content/themes/outreach/images/transparentgif.gif" border="0" width="160px" height="244px" alt="" /></a><a href="http://shortbooks.co.uk/book/once-more-with-feeling"><strong>Once More With Feeling</strong></a><br /><a href="http://shortbooks.co.uk/book/once-more-with-feeling" class="plain-link">This collection has, alongside brief introductions by Rupert Christiansen, the words and tunes of all your favourite hymns and carols, and vocal lines for the traditional tunes.</a><a href="http://shortbooks.co.uk/book/once-more-with-feeling"><img  src="http://shortbooks.co.uk/wp-content/themes/outreach/images/transparentgif.gif" border="0" width="160px" height="244px" alt="" /></a><a href="http://shortbooks.co.uk/book/who-was-william"><strong>Who Was…William Shakespeare</strong></a><br /><a href="http://shortbooks.co.uk/book/who-was-william" class="plain-link">William Shakespeare is famous all over the world. Everyone has heard of his plays. So why do we know so little about the man who wrote them?</a><a href="http://shortbooks.co.uk/book/who-was-william"><img  src="http://shortbooks.co.uk/wp-content/themes/outreach/images/transparentgif.gif" border="0" width="160px" height="244px" alt="" /></a>