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William Berger (or Will Berger) is an American author, radio music host and commentator.

Born in California 25 January 1961, studied Romance languages and musicology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. For five years he worked in the San Francisco Opera, being responsible for acquiring company’s records collection. As author, he wrote such books on music and operatic composers as: Wagner Without Fear (1998), Verdi With a Vengeance (2000), Puccini Without Excuses (2005), all published by Random House. He also wrote some libretti, and articles dealing not only with music but also on topics of religion and architecture.

He frequently gives lectures on operatic music and composers, and is also a radio commentator and has recently been a regular host for New York Public Radio’s Overnight Music and WNYC radio. Since creation of the Metropolitan Opera Radio on Sirius in the Fall of 2006, he writes all the commentaries heard during entractes of historical broadcasts. Berger is currently often a co-host during live Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts, and is often the moderator of those broadcasts' Met Opera Quiz.

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Total Books: 8
2009 - Asthma [Oxford American Respiratory Medicine Library] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780195384383
ISBN-10: 0195384385

Puccini Without Excuses A Refreshing Reassessment of the World's Most Popular Composer
Allergy and Asthma Relief
2004 - Allergy and Asthma Relief (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780762106042
ISBN-10: 0762106042
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting

NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Opera
2002 - Npr Curious Listener's Guide to Opera [NPR Curious Listener's Guide To...] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780399527432
ISBN-10: 0399527435
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

Verdi With a Vengeance  An Energetic Guide to the Life and Complete Works of the King of Opera
2000 - Verdi with a Vengeance an Energetic Guide to the Life and Complete Works of the King of Opera [Vintage Original] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780375705182
ISBN-10: 037570518X
Genre: Humor & Entertainment

Allergies and Asthma for Dummies
2000 - Allergies and Asthma for Dummies (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780764552182
ISBN-10: 076455218X
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Medicine
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Wagner Without Fear  Learning to Love--and Even Enjoy--Opera's Most Demanding Genius
House of the Angels
House of the Angels (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780718111250
ISBN-10: 0718111257