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On The Road And Off The Record With Leonard Bernstein: My Years with the Exasperating Genius

Author: Charlie Harmon.

On The Road And Off The Record With Leonard Bernstein: My Years with the Exasperating Genius

Author: Charlie Harmon.

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Item #: D32971
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Publication Date: 2018
Publisher: Imagine
ISBN: 9781623545277
Throughout his career, Leonard Bernstein exuded confidence and poise, but it required a dedicated staff of one to make it look that way. In 1981, Charlie Harmon was hired to manage the day-to-day parts of Bernstein's life, serving as his social director, gatekeeper, valet, music copyist, and itinerant orchestra librarian. As Harmon chronicles here, his all-e... More
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Throughout his career, Leonard Bernstein exuded confidence and poise, but it required a dedicated staff of one to make it look that way. In 1981, Charlie Harmon was hired to manage the day-to-day parts of Bernstein's life, serving as his social director, gatekeeper, valet, music copyist, and itinerant orchestra librarian. As Harmon chronicles here, his all-encompassing job would involve endless travel, trying to get Lenny to meet a deadline for writing an opera, and contending with intestinal parasites picked up in Mexico, but also unforgettable late-night piano duets with the maestro.


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