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Leonard Bernstein

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Born: Aug 25, 1918 in Lawrence, MA
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Died: Oct 14, 1990 in New York, NY
Genre: Other, Pop/Rock, Classical, Jazz
Biography: No figure in 20th century American classical music had as prominent or controversial a career -- or did more to sell classical music to the general public as something genuinely exciting, and worth getting into a sweat over -- than Leonard Bernstein. For more than 30 years, from his assumption of the ...Read full biography
Leonard Bernstein: A Tribute
Released: 1997
Label: Sony Classical
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Sony Classical's 1997 reissue of Leonard Bernstein's own early '60s recordings of his orchestral versions of some of his theater and film music was part of its Bernstein Century series and was an especially ...Read full review
Released: 1956
Label: CBS Records
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Candide, as a musical/opera, has a highly complex history, having gone through multiple alterations since it first premiered in 1956 with a book by Lillian Hellman. In the 1974 version, the book was rewritten ...Read full review
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