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Leonard Bernstein
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"Music, of all the arts, stands in a special region, unlit by any star but its own, and utterly without meaning . . . except its own."

Leonard Bernstein (20Th-Century Composers)
(Paul Myers)
Despite international fame and success, conductor/composer Leonard Bernstein (1918-90) was a man constantly struggling with inner conflicts and public criticism. However, he is still considered one of the most important musical figures of the second half of the 20th century and a major influence on musical life in Europe and America. This book chronicles his extraordinary rise to fame.

The Unanswered Question : Six Talks at Harvard
(Leonard Bernstein)
Transcript of six lectures delivered at Harvard in 1973

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