I Could Have Sung All Night: My Story
The most celebrated "voice" in Hollywood speaks for herself! Everyone knows Marni Nixon...even if they think they don’t. One of the best-known and best-loved singing voices in the world, Nixon dubbed songs for Natalie Wood inWest Side Story, Audrey Hepburn inMy Fair Lady, and Deborah Kerr inThe King and I. She was the voice of Hollywood’s leading ladies, arriving in filmland after a debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at 17 and continuing her career with Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Charles Ives, Stephen Sondheim, Rogers and Hammerstein, and many others. Her inspiring autobiography reveals Nixon as a singer, an actress, and a woman fighting for artistic recognition. Today, a survivor of breast cancer, she works on Broadway and television’sLaw & Order SVU, tours with her own stage show, and teaches master classes in voice.I Could Have Sung All Nightreveals the woman behind the screen in a frank, funny biography that is as remarkable as the woman whose story it tells. • Beloved show-biz icon Nixon dubbed the singing of Natalie Wood inWest Side Story, Deborah Karr inThe King and I, and Audrey Hepburn inMy Fair Lady—she now tells her story for the first time • Entertaining behind-the-scenes celebrity stories from six decades of performing • Nostalgia appeal, plus insider's account of the music and film worlds of the 20th century • Breast cancer survivor Nixon is an inspiration to millions of women
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