Rupert Christiansen

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Full name: Rupert Christiansen

Area of interest: Opera, Arts

Journals/Organisation: The Daily Telegraph

Email: rupert.christiansen@telegraph.co.uk

Personal website:

Website: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturecritics/rupertchristiansen

Blog: http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/culture/author/rupertchristiansen

Representation: http://www.faber.co.uk/author/rupert-christiansen | http://www.randomhouse.co.uk/authors/rupert-christiansen

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About: Writer, journalist and critic

Education: King's College, Cambridge; Fulbright scholar at Columbia University

Career: Formerly arts editor of Harper's and Queen and deputy arts editor of The Observer

Current position/role: Arts columnist, Opera critic

  • also writes/written for: The Spectator, TLS, Harpers & Queen, Los Angeles Times, Vanity Fair, New Yorker, Talk, Prospect

Other roles/Main role: Elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1997. He sits on the boards of Opera magazine, the Charleston Trust and the Gate Theatre

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Controversy/Criticism: English opera sparks debate

Awards/Honours: Romantic Affinities won Somerset Maugham Award, 1989; Elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, 1997

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Other: Grandson of Arthur Christiansen (editor of the Daily Express) and son of Kay and Michael Christiansen (editor of the Sunday and Daily Mirror)

Books & Debate:

  • Prima Donna (The Bodley Head Ltd 1984) ISBN 0370305507; Romantic Affinities: Portraits from an Age, 1780-1830 (The Bodley Head Ltd 1988) ISBN 0370311175; The Grand Obsession - An Anthology of Opera (HarperCollins 1988) ISBN 0002177757; Tales of the New Babylon (Sinclair-Stevenson Ltd 1994) ISBN 185619163X; The Voice of Victorian Sex: Arthur H Clough 1819-1861 (Faber and Faber 2001) ISBN 0571208150; The Visitors; A Pocket Guide to the Opera (Faber and Faber 2002) ISBN 0571209009; William Shakespeare: The Mystery of the World's Greatest Playwright (Short Books, London 2003) ISBN 1904095348; The Book of Aunts (Faber and Faber 2006) ISBN 0571226558

Latest work: Once More With Feeling!: A Book of Classic Hymns OCLC 145389662, 2007

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Remit/Info: Arts: issues, analysis, reviews

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Role: Critic

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Email: rupert.christiansen@telegraph.co.uk

Website: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturecritics/rupertchristiansen

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