Leonard Bernstein by Humphrey Burton

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .

Written in English

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  • Bernstein, Leonard, -- 1918-,
  • Musicians -- United States -- Biography.

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StatementHumphrey Burton.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv,594p.,(32)p. of plates :
Number of Pages594
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18286611M
ISBN 100571173683

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