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Schirmer Books, Nov 1, 1976 - Biography & Autobiography - 303 pages
Recounts the life of the eminent, often controversial composer-conductor from his early years, through his postwar years as an avante-garde composer and theorist, to his conducting engagement with the New York Philharmonic

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An interesting example of what happens when a biographer goes to work on a living subject, this book was written in the mid-'70's, not long after Boulez' tenure at the New York Philharmonic, a ... Read full review

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Peyser has been a writer for The New York Times for over 20 years