Jasper Rees is an arts journalist and author who has contributed regularly to many British publications. His books include I Found My Horn: One Man's Struggle with the Orchestra's Most Difficult Instrument (published as A Devil to Play in the US), Bred of Heaven: One Man's Quest to Reclaim His Welsh Roots and the biography of Florence Foster Jenkins which coincided with the release of the feature film starring Meryl Streep. He lives in London.
Florence Foster Jenkins, based on the remarkable book by Jasper Rees, will be released in UK cinemas 6th May 2016. Directed by Stephen Frears (Philomena, The Queen), the film stars Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant.