Van Cliburn

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T. Nelson Publishers, 1993 - Music - 428 pages
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Outlining an impressive musical career that spans over four decades, this solidly researched biography allows readers to meet the man behind the music. Lovers of classical music will be intrigued by the behind-the-scenes look at the only complete biography of Van Cliburn, one of the world's most famous and loved classical pianists.

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It has been 35 years since this native of Kilgore, Texas, rose to instant world prominence by winning the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. In an undisguised and unrelievedly adulatory biography ... Read full review

Contents

TEXAS BOUND
1
BOOM TOWN
12
CARNEGIE HALL
32
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About the author (1993)

Howard Reich is the veteran jazz critic of the "Chicago Tribune" and the winner of many awards. A longtime correspondent for "Downbeat" magazine, he is also the author, with William Gaines, of the critically acclaimed biography "Jelly's Blues: The Life, Music, and Redemption of Jelly Roll Morton," He lives in suburban Chicago.

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