Rubinstein: A Life

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Grove Press, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 525 pages
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Award-winning biographer Harvey Sachs has spent over a decade traveling the world in search of the man behind the legend, the artist behind the myth, and the secret life behind the memoirs. Sachs reveals not only Arthur Rubinstein's many humanitarian efforts but also his lavishly uninhibited love affairs, his fabled rivalry with Horowitz, and his often charged relationships with political leaders, royalty, and high society. Photos.
 

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For decades people who were fortunate enough to see and hear esteemed pianist Artur Rubinstein (1887-1982) perform left concert halls spellbound. Rubinstein went for the soul of the audience as he ... Read full review

Contents

AFFECTION DENIED AFFECTION PURSUED
21
THE LATINO FROM LODZ
149
To THINE OWN SELF BE TRUE
362
A RUBINSTEIN DISCOGRAPHY COMPILED AND EDITED
443
NOTES ON THE SOURCES
477
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Harvey Sachs is the author of, among other books, "Toscanini," "Music in Fascist Italy," and "Rubinstein: A Life," He has also written for the "New Yorker," the "New York Times," the "Atlantic Monthly," the "Times Literary Supplement," and many other publications.

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