Phantom of the Opera - Biographies

 

Amis, Martin
Vintage Amis
ISBN: 1-400-03399-3 (2004)
Random House, Incorporated
In print
Seems to include an essay on the Phantom of the Opera

Anderson, MT
Strange Mr. Satie (BCCB BLUE RIBBON NONFICTION BOOK AWARD (AWARDS)
ISBN: 0670036374 (2003)
Viking Books
In print
Satie may have been part of the basis for Leroux's Erik. A children's biography on the composer.

Anderson, Robert G.
Faces, Forms, Films The Artistry of Lon Chaney
ISBN: 0498077268 (1971)
A. S. Barnes & Company
Out of print

Bjorklund, Ingegerd
Compelling: A Performance-Oriented Study of the Singer Christina Nielsson (Gothenburg Studies in Art and Architecture)
ISBN: 9185974609 (2001)
Goteborg University Dept. of Musicology
Out of print
Not exactly Phantom, but Nilsson may have been the model for Christine Daae

Charnace, Guy
Star of Song: The Life of Christina Nilsson
ISBN: 0404188176 (1999)
Ams Pr
Amazon says this hasn't been released, yet.
Not exactly Phantom, but Nilsson may have been the model for Christine Daae

Citron, Stephen
Sondheim & Lloyd-Webber: The New Musical (The Great Songwriters)
ISBN: 0195096010 (2001)
Oxford University Press
In print

Coveney, Michael

  • Cats on a Chandelier: The Andrew Lloyd Webber Story
    ISBN: 0091801702 (1999)
    Hutchinson
    Out of print
  • The Andrew Lloyd Webber Story
    ISBN: 009925719X (2000)
    Arrow
    Out of print
    Looks like this is a rewrite of the above book, just a different title, and photo on cover

Crawford, Michael
Parcel Arrived Safely: Tied With String
ISBN: 0099406411 (2000)
Arrow Publisher
In print

Harding, James
Erik Satie
ASIN: 0436191067 (1975)
Secker & Warburg
Out of print
Satie may have been part of the basis for Leroux's Erik

Hayward, Anthony
Phantom: Michael Crawford Unmasked
ISBN: 0-297-81095-2 (1991)
Weidenfeld & Nicholson
Out of print

Hirsch, Foster
Harold Prince and the American Musical Theater (Directors in Perspective)
ISBN: 1557836175 (2005) Updated from 1989 version
Applause Books
In print

Ilson, Carol

  • Harold Prince: From Pajama Game to Phantom of the Opera
    ASIN: 0-83571-935-9 (1989) or ISBN: 0-879-10159-8 (1992)
    UMI Research Press or Limelight Editions; Reprint edition
    Out of print
  • Harold Prince - A Director's Journey
    ISBN: 0879102969 (2004)
    Limelight Editions
    In print

Inverne, James, Foreward by John Barry
Wrestling with Elephants: The Biography of Don Black
ISBN: 1860744680 (2003)
Sanctuary Publishing
In print

Kliczkowski, Maria Sol, Photos by Roger Cass Different cover:

Charles Garnier
ISBN: 3-8238-5546-8 (2003)
teNeues
In print

Lamy, Jean-Claude/Edgar Faure(Préface)
Gaston Leroux ou Le Vrai Rouletabille, suivie de "Six histoires épouvantables"
ISBN : 2268047210 (2003)
Editions du Rocher
In print. You can get it from amazon.fr

Leniaud, Jean-Michel
Charles Garnier
ISBN: 2858227055 (2003)
Patrimoine
In print. You can get it from amazon.fr

Jonathan Mantle Mantle, Jonathan
Fanfare: The Unauthorized Biography of Andrew Lloyd Webber
ASIN: 0747404631 (1990)
Time Warner Books UK
Out of print

McKnight, Gerald
Andrew Lloyd Webber: A Biography
ASIN: 0312036477 (1985)
St Martins Pr
Out of print
Written by a former butler of Lloyd Webber's

Myers, Rollo
Erik Satie
ASIN: 0486219038 (1968)
Dover Pubns
Out of print
Satie may have been part of the basis for Leroux's Erik

Mills, Kathryn/Kristan Ginther/Debbie Appel
Just Say Yes
ISBN: 1-580-63090-1 (1999)
St. Martin's Press
Out of print.
Not exactly a bio, but I didn't want to create a new page just for this...Includes an ancecdote about a man who enlisted the help of the Phantom of the Opera to ask his bride-to-be

Prince, Hal
Contradictions: Notes on twenty-six years in the theatre
ISBN: 0396070191 (1974)
Dodd, Mead & company
Out of print

Satie, Erik/ Ornella Volta, Anthony Melville
A Mammal's Notebook: Collected Writings of Erik Satie (Atlas Arkhive , No 5)
ASIN: 0947757929 (1997)
Serpent's Tail
Out of print
Satie may have been part of the basis for Leroux's Erik

Snelson, John/Geoffrey Golden Block
Andrew Lloyd Webber (Yale Broadway Masters)
ISBN: 0300104596 (2004)
Yale University Press
In print

Volta, Ornella
Erik Satie (The Pocket Archives Series)
ASIN: 2850255653 (1997)
Hazan
Out of print
Satie may have been part of the basis for Leroux's Erik. A collection of pictures, paintings & scores,

Walsh, Michael
Andrew Lloyd Webber, His Life and Works
ISBN: 0-8109-1275-9 (1989)
Harry N. Abrams, Inc
Out of print
This book was updated not long ago, but it also seems to be out of print, now. There are tons at used bookstores though, so it should be easy to find.