The merry and sad nights and days of the greatest lyricist-composer of them all suffuse the pages of this adoring tribute to Cole Porter. The lyrics of nearly two hundred songs, among them such favorites as "Love for Sale," "I love Paris," and "Begin the Beguine," featured alongside music sheets, private letters, examples of works in progress in Cole's own hand, and hundreds of pictures from the private albums of Linda and Cole Porter, combine in a marvelous tapestry to capture Cole's irrepressible spirit. A graceful and revealing biographical essay by the late and incomparable Brendan Gill sets the tone for a book as stylish, as saucy, as self-confident, and as beguiling as the era it recreates.
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IVE A SHOOTINGBOX IN SCOTLAND
Copyright 19161944 by G Schirmer
by Harms Inc
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