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Dearest Lenny : letters from Japan and the making of the world maestro

Author: Mari Yoshihara
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through personal letters from little known Japanese individuals that had never been studied before, Dearest Lenny interweaves an intimate story of love and relationships with a history of Leonard Bernstein's transformation from an American icon to the world maestro during the second half of the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Personal correspondence
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Yoshihara, Mari, 1968-
Dearest Lenny.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018054954
Named Person: Leonard Bernstein; Leonard Bernstein; Leonard Bernstein; Kunihiko Hashimoto; Kazuko Amano; Leonard Bernstein
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mari Yoshihara
ISBN: 0190465794 9780190465803 0190465808 9780190465797
OCLC Number: 1076372296
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 262 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
An American icon crosses the Pacific --
Mr. Bernstein goes to Tokyo --
Growing pains --
The return of two maestros --
The maestro pivots --
Japan beckons --
Unions and reunion --
The maestro's place in a changing world --
From dear to dearest --
Faith and resolution --
New beginnings --
A quiet place --
A peaceful place --
Representing Lenny --
A summer of prayer --
An early autumn --
The world according to the maestro --
Turning point --
Exploring the uncharted --
Cultivating new soil --
The first harvest --
The last Japan tour --
Making the garden grow --
Coda: emails from Honolulu and the making of Dearest Lenny.
Responsibility: Mari Yoshihara.

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