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Interview mit Nicholas Schaffner
Interview mit Nicholas Schaffner
Published: 2014/01/22
Channel: Nicholas Schaffner
Nicholas Schaffner: Journey
Nicholas Schaffner: Journey's End; (vocalist, guitar, fl, cl,vl)
Published: 2015/10/21
Channel: Richard Barone - Topic
Interview zum Thema Orient, Teil 1
Interview zum Thema Orient, Teil 1
Published: 2012/07/14
Channel: Kaschperli19
Gay Pride: Bertram Schaffner on helping gays in the military
Gay Pride: Bertram Schaffner on helping gays in the military
Published: 2015/06/09
Channel: USC Shoah Foundation
Nicholas and Alexandra (Nicholas e Alexandra), 1971 - Trailer
Nicholas and Alexandra (Nicholas e Alexandra), 1971 - Trailer
Published: 2010/11/27
Channel: Wanessa Lima
Nicholas II orders Russia
Nicholas II orders Russia's general mobilization in August 1914 - WW I
Published: 2017/04/14
Channel: Οι Ρωμιοί της Ανατολής - Greeks of the Orient
Partitur
Partitur
Published: 2012/10/03
Channel: Nicholas Schaffner
Romanov princesses & painting teacher at the countryside - Nicholas and Alexandra
Romanov princesses & painting teacher at the countryside - Nicholas and Alexandra
Published: 2017/04/14
Channel: Οι Ρωμιοί της Ανατολής - Greeks of the Orient
KulturklinikIntensiv_8dez10.m4v
KulturklinikIntensiv_8dez10.m4v
Published: 2010/12/15
Channel: Nicholas Schaffner
Nicholas and Alexandra out and about
Nicholas and Alexandra out and about
Published: 2017/04/14
Channel: Οι Ρωμιοί της Ανατολής - Greeks of the Orient
Nicholas II & Premier Pyotr Stolypin at Livadia, Crimea - Nicholas and Alexandra
Nicholas II & Premier Pyotr Stolypin at Livadia, Crimea - Nicholas and Alexandra
Published: 2017/04/14
Channel: Οι Ρωμιοί της Ανατολής - Greeks of the Orient
Nikolai II, Premier Witte, and the Russo-Japanese War (1905)
Nikolai II, Premier Witte, and the Russo-Japanese War (1905)
Published: 2017/04/14
Channel: Οι Ρωμιοί της Ανατολής - Greeks of the Orient
Nicholas II and Alexandra in their Palace
Nicholas II and Alexandra in their Palace's luxurious elevator
Published: 2017/04/14
Channel: Οι Ρωμιοί της Ανατολής - Greeks of the Orient
Culture Kitchen 19. Mai 2011
Culture Kitchen 19. Mai 2011
Published: 2011/05/24
Channel: Nicholas Schaffner
Ahmed & Mustafa: MyLife
Ahmed & Mustafa: MyLife
Published: 2013/12/04
Channel: Nicholas Schaffner
Was ist Culture Kitchen?
Was ist Culture Kitchen?
Published: 2015/04/03
Channel: VideoWorldshop
Worldshop im Kulturbüro
Worldshop im Kulturbüro
Published: 2010/12/01
Channel: Nicholas Schaffner
Magic travels in Singapore / Bali / January 2016
Magic travels in Singapore / Bali / January 2016
Published: 2016/02/18
Channel: Robyn Schaffner
Kulturklinik 16feb11
Kulturklinik 16feb11
Published: 2011/02/16
Channel: Nicholas Schaffner
Is there anybody out there?
Is there anybody out there?
Published: 2012/09/17
Channel: skabbonica
Nicholas II Romanov & the Declaration of the World War I - Nicholas and Alexandra
Nicholas II Romanov & the Declaration of the World War I - Nicholas and Alexandra
Published: 2017/04/14
Channel: Οι Ρωμιοί της Ανατολής - Greeks of the Orient
Culture Kitchen, 16. Januar 2011: Essen und Musik
Culture Kitchen, 16. Januar 2011: Essen und Musik
Published: 2011/02/17
Channel: Nicholas Schaffner
Bubenträume - Männerrealitäten
Bubenträume - Männerrealitäten
Published: 2011/02/17
Channel: Nicholas Schaffner
Bundespräsidentin im Kleinbasel
Bundespräsidentin im Kleinbasel
Published: 2011/04/14
Channel: Nicholas Schaffner
Kochen über Skype
Kochen über Skype
Published: 2011/09/07
Channel: Nicholas Schaffner
Was ist ein wahrer Mann?
Was ist ein wahrer Mann?
Published: 2011/02/23
Channel: Nicholas Schaffner
Mozaik 2:15 Gewerbe: Schreinerei 13
Mozaik 2:15 Gewerbe: Schreinerei 13
Published: 2015/05/31
Channel: Nicholas Schaffner
Nicholas and Alexandra Tribute
Nicholas and Alexandra Tribute
Published: 2011/03/29
Channel: mrdammvan
2014 Burlington Book Festival: Alice B. Fogel
2014 Burlington Book Festival: Alice B. Fogel
Published: 2014/10/08
Channel: RETN
Interview zum Thema Orient, Teil 2
Interview zum Thema Orient, Teil 2
Published: 2012/08/07
Channel: Kaschperli19
Luana auf der Messe
Luana auf der Messe
Published: 2011/01/05
Channel: Nicholas Schaffner
Pink Floyd ~ See Emily Play (1967)
Pink Floyd ~ See Emily Play (1967)
Published: 2017/05/15
Channel: Chris Kris
Romanov vacations in Crimea, Nicholas II & Czarevitch - Nicholas and Alexandra
Romanov vacations in Crimea, Nicholas II & Czarevitch - Nicholas and Alexandra
Published: 2017/04/14
Channel: Οι Ρωμιοί της Ανατολής - Greeks of the Orient
Nicholas & Alexandra return to their palace
Nicholas & Alexandra return to their palace
Published: 2017/04/14
Channel: Οι Ρωμιοί της Ανατολής - Greeks of the Orient
Nicholas and Alexandra Trailer
Nicholas and Alexandra Trailer
Published: 2015/05/25
Channel: gonch28
Lynne Frederick in Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) Clip 3
Lynne Frederick in Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) Clip 3
Published: 2015/05/01
Channel: ilovelynnefrederick
See emily play - Syd Barrett
See emily play - Syd Barrett
Published: 2013/09/05
Channel: Madcap Azdrack
The Romanovs at Livadia Palace, Crimea - Nicholas and Alexandra - 1971
The Romanovs at Livadia Palace, Crimea - Nicholas and Alexandra - 1971
Published: 2017/04/14
Channel: Οι Ρωμιοί της Ανατολής - Greeks of the Orient
Beautiful Girl Slides.
Beautiful Girl Slides.
Published: 2017/07/03
Channel: RedChilli Online
Nicholas & Alexandra Romanov at Maria Feodorovna
Nicholas & Alexandra Romanov at Maria Feodorovna's party
Published: 2017/04/14
Channel: Οι Ρωμιοί της Ανατολής - Greeks of the Orient
Nicholas and Alexandra Wins Art Direction: 1972 Oscars
Nicholas and Alexandra Wins Art Direction: 1972 Oscars
Published: 2016/03/03
Channel: Oscars
Pink Floyd   Shine on you crazy diamond
Pink Floyd Shine on you crazy diamond
Published: 2016/11/10
Channel: SuperEvitaerc
Nicholas II & WW I - Germany declares war on Russia
Nicholas II & WW I - Germany declares war on Russia
Published: 2017/04/14
Channel: Οι Ρωμιοί της Ανατολής - Greeks of the Orient
Nicholas and Alexandra - 1971, Music Theme
Nicholas and Alexandra - 1971, Music Theme
Published: 2017/04/14
Channel: Οι Ρωμιοί της Ανατολής - Greeks of the Orient
Ballet & waltzes at Maria Feodorovna
Ballet & waltzes at Maria Feodorovna's party - Nicholas and Alexandra
Published: 2017/04/14
Channel: Οι Ρωμιοί της Ανατολής - Greeks of the Orient
Brattleboro Literary Festival 2015: Alice Fogel & Chard deNiord
Brattleboro Literary Festival 2015: Alice Fogel & Chard deNiord
Published: 2015/11/10
Channel: Brattleboro Community TV
Queen Another One Bites The Dust Bass Cover
Queen Another One Bites The Dust Bass Cover
Published: 2012/07/13
Channel: Constantine Isslamow
Lynne Frederick Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) Clip 1
Lynne Frederick Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) Clip 1
Published: 2015/04/30
Channel: ilovelynnefrederick
Lynne Frederick in Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) Clip 2
Lynne Frederick in Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) Clip 2
Published: 2015/04/30
Channel: ilovelynnefrederick
Romanov family travels by Russia
Romanov family travels by Russia's imperial train - Nicholas and Alexandra
Published: 2017/04/14
Channel: Οι Ρωμιοί της Ανατολής - Greeks of the Orient
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Nicholas Schaffner
Born (1953-01-28)January 28, 1953
Manhattan, New York, New York, USA
Died August 28, 1991(1991-08-28) (aged 38)
New York City, New York, United States
Occupation Author
Nationality United States
Education The Choate School; New College of Florida
Period 1977–1991
Genre Music
Website
www.artistswithaids.org/artforms/music/catalogue/schaffner.html

Nicholas Schaffner (January 28, 1953 – August 28, 1991) was an American non-fiction author, journalist, and singer-songwriter.

Schaffner was born in Manhattan to John Schaffner, a literary agent, and the former Frances Perdita Aldington. He was the grandson of Imagist poet Hilda Doolittle, better known as "H.D." He attended the Choate School and the New College of Florida, graduating from both schools.[1]

Schaffner had been collecting Beatles memorabilia through much of the 1960s, which directly led to his first book, The Beatles Forever, published in 1977. With its critical acceptance, he was established as an authority on the Beatles.[1] Among initial reviews of the book, The New York Post described it as "honest, factual and highly entertaining", while Publishers Weekly said: "May well be the book for Beatlemaniacs … All-inclusive, responsible and informative …"[2] Schaffner subsequently appeared as a commentator in a 1982 documentary about the group, titled The Compleat Beatles.[1]

The Beatles Forever continues to be held in high regard by writers and commentators. While discussing the most recent generation of Beatles biographies in December 2013, Chicago Tribune critic Mark Caro recalled its publication and described the book as "the superior critical-minded history" on the band.[3] Ian Inglis, author of a 2010 biography on George Harrison, wrote of Schaffner's contribution: "Among the very best of the hundreds of books that examine the history of the Beatles. Intelligently written …"[4]

As an author, his other works include the Pink Floyd biography A Saucerful of Secrets: The Pink Floyd Odyssey as well as the children's book The Boys from Liverpool: John, Paul, George, Ringo. In 1981 he collaborated with his sister, Elizabeth, on 505 Rock-and-Roll Questions Your Friends Can't Answer. This was followed by The British Invasion (1982), a compendium of lengthy historical essays covering the Beatles and many of their contemporary UK groups, as well as shorter essays (mostly written by other writers of Schaffner's acquaintance) on other English music acts through the 1970s. Schaffner also wrote articles for Rolling Stone, Musician, The Village Voice, and Trouser Press.

Schaffner died on August 28, 1991 in New York City of an AIDS-related illness shortly after the release of Saucerful of Secrets: The Pink Floyd Odyssey.[1]

Schaffner's song cycle, Magical Kingdoms, was released in 1990. Music from the collection has been performed posthumously at tribute events at venues including New York's Lincoln Center.[5][6]

Published works[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Kozinn, Allan (August 29, 1991). "Nicholas Schaffner, 38, Author Of Books About Rock Groups". The New York Times. Retrieved 21 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Schaffner, Nicholas (1978). The Beatles Forever. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-055087-5.  (Critics' plaudits reproduced on back cover.)
  3. ^ Caro, Mark (December 17, 2013). "New Beatles books out". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 
  4. ^ Inglis, Ian (2010). The Words and Music of George Harrison. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger. p. 178. ISBN 978-0-313-37532-3. 
  5. ^ "New Yorker magazine June 19, 1995". The New Yorker magazine. Retrieved May 12, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Sudden Sunsets Recorded Live at Alice Tully Hall". Retrieved May 11, 2012. 

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