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Humphrey Burton Cbe - Leonard Bernstein - 9780571173686 - KKD0003182
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Leonard Bernstein

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Description for Leonard Bernstein Paperback. Drawing on 30 years' knowledge of Bernstein as both friend and colleague, and the musician's private archive of letters, Humphrey Burton paints a portrait of the composer of "West Side Story". Num Pages: 608 pages, 32p black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; AVGC6; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 158 x 236 x 35. Weight in Grams: 962. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
'You will not find a more devoted, thorough, loving and surprising book on the life of Leonard Bernstein - the most extraordinary man of extraordinary talents. Read it.' Lauren Bacall ''Humphrey Burton has written a very detailed and candid account of his friend . . . The mass of material is superbly handled . . . [Bernstein] was a music genius and he deserves this measured and meticulous biography.' Michael Kennedy, Sunday Telegraph 'Burton's style is spare and unobtrusive: the picture he paints is a vivid one. So much energy. So much intelligence . ... Read more

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About Humphrey Burton Cbe
Humphrey Burton read Music and History at Cambridge University and entered the BBC as a sound studio manager in 1955. In 1958 he joined the ground-breaking TV arts magazine, 'Monitor'. He has won many international awards, including three from the British Academy, four Emmies and the Italia Prize (for The Making of West Side Story). Twice ... Read more

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