Memoirs of an Amnesiac

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S. French, 1965 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
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A world-class pianist, composer, television and film personality, Levant seemed to know everyone who was anyone. His career took him from the concert hall to Broadway and Hollywood, to radio and television, to drug addiction and the psychiatric ward of Mt. Sinai hospital. Through a collection of anecdotal vignettes, Levant offers the reader a roller-coaster ride through the ups and downs of an often troubled, often brilliant artist and critic of the human condition, let loose on the uneasy ground where art and commerce overlap.

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User Review  - Harold - Goodreads

Oscar Levant was a character! I remember him from late night tv and some old movies. He was an excellent pianist (listen to his 1943 Rhapsody in Blue)but I think his prominence was more a product of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lenny - Goodreads

Well Oscar really did know alot of people both good and bad. Many gangsters and bookie and loansharks and people of the night. He sure took a lot of pills,injections and medicines. Had many mental incongrunincies. Read full review


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