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The musical worlds of Lerner and Loewe

Author: Gene Lees
Publisher: Lincoln, Neb. : University of Nebraska Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a picture of two creative talents: lyricist Alan Jay Lerner and composer Frederick Loewe. This book discusses how they met and joined forces to create some of the finest musical theater, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Frederick Loewe; Alan Jay Lerner; Alan Jay Lerner; Frederick Loewe
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gene Lees
ISBN: 0803280408 9780803280403
OCLC Number: 1001931182
Notes: Reprint. Originally published as: Inventing champagne. New York : St. Martin's Press, 1990. Without original's illustrations.
Description: 350 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The modes of music --
Fritz : the early years --
Alan : the early years --
On to Brigadoon --
An American in Paris --
Oscar night --
Pascal and Pygmalion --
The creation of a classic --
Fears and hesitations --
The show does go on --
My fair lady --
Maybe the chandeliers --
Gigi --
The road to Camelot --
Troubles in Toronto --
Camelot recovered --
Fritz walks away --
Drugs and divorce --
On a clear day --
Paint your wagon : the movie --
Coco --
Disaster with Bernstein --
The last musical --
Fallen angel --
Final days --
A legacy of songs.
Responsibility: Gene Lees.
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"[Lees is] one of our most valuable music journalists.--New York Times Book Review "The book is engrossing as a kind of tale told out of school.--Publishers Weekly

 
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