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The ballad of John Latouche

Author: Howard Pollack
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In his short life, the Virginia-born John Treville Latouche (1914-56) made a profound mark on America's musical theater as a lyricist, book writer, and librettist. His signature achievements include  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: John Latouche; John Latouche
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Pollack
ISBN: 9780190458294 0190458291
OCLC Number: 1011370850
Awards: Winner of Winner of The Timothy White Award for Outstanding Music Biography from the ASCAP Foundation.
Description: xxi, 565 pages : illustrations; 25 cm
Contents: Contents Introduction 1. John Latouche and His Family 2. The Young Writer 3. The Boy Wonder of Broadway 4. The Little Friends 5. Ballads for Americans 6. New Friends 7. Radio and Patriotic Work, 1940-1945 8. Cabin in the Sky 9. Banjo Eyes 10. The Lady Comes Across 11. To the Congo and Into the Navy 12. Rhapsody 13. Polonaise 14. Beggar's Holiday 15. Film Work 16. Ballet Ballads 17. More Fables 18. The Golden Apple 19. Touche's Salon 20. The Vamp 21. Candide 22. Late Work 23. The Ballad of Baby Doe 24. The Death and Legacy of a Renaissance Man
Responsibility: by Howard Pollack.

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Pollack treats us to an eventful and rewarding voyage of immersion in the life and work of an important American composer. * New Music Connoisseur * The fluidity of prose, moving between established Read more...

 
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