Film, Video 10,000 Intimate Friends: Leonard Bernstein's Life in Letters

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Title
10,000 Intimate Friends: Leonard Bernstein's Life in Letters
Summary
Musicologist Nigel Simeone speaks about his new book, "The Leonard Bernstein Letters," including 650 letters spanning Bernstein's adolescence to the end of his life that provide a rare glimpse into the more private side of the great conductor and composer.

Letters by Leonard Bernstein used by permission of The Leonard Bernstein Office Inc. Special thanks to The Leonard Bernstein Office Inc. and Yale University Press.

Event Date
October 29, 2013
Notes
-  Nigel Simone is a writer, musicologist, teacher and conductor with a wide range of research interests that include French 20th-century music, especially Olivier Messiaen and music in Paris during the German Occupation, Leonard Bernstein, Broadway musicals, Leo' Janacek, and music bibliography (especially twentieth-century music publishers).
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Music & Performing Arts at the Library of Congress: https://www.loc.gov/rr/perform/
Running Time
1 hours 29 seconds
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