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Lauren Bacall on Life After Humphrey Bogart's Death: 'I Floundered Then and I do Flounder'
The legendary actress talks with Diane Sawyer about life, death, and love in a 1994 "Primetime Live" interview.
Composer-Conductor Gunther Schuller Wins MacDowell Medal
Footlifters" and for best chamber music as conductor of the New England Conservatory Ragtime Ensemble on "Joplin: The Red Back Book." Previous recipients of the MacDowell Medal include Robert Frost, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim .
Music to the Tiniest Ears
Finally tonight a special kind of song. Leonard bernstein once said music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable. Our doctor and resident explored the remarkable difference
You Live Where?
a lovely park. There's a lake and everything. Leonard bernstein , among man others, is buried in this urban oasis ..... I suppose. To be ripped apart and consumed by leonard bernstein . There are worse things. Reporter: Okay, so betsy
In Response to James Franco on Commencement Speeches
playwrights like Langston Hughes, Dashiell Hammett, Lillian Hellman, and Miller himself; conductors and composers like Leonard Bernstein and Aaron Copeland — all were pursued by McCarthy. To him and his supporters, they had to be reined in, silenced
Summer, Edison Records Tapped for Library of Congress
Artistry in Rhythm," Stan Kenton & and his Orchestra (1943) Debut performance with the New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein (Nov. 14, 1943) International Sweethearts of Rhythm: Hottest Women's Band of the 1940s (1944-1946) "The
Al Pacino Among Artists, Writers Honored at White House
at home and abroad. André Watts for his contributions as an American pianist and teacher. Having debuted with Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic at the age of 16, Mr. Watts has been a perennial favorite with the most celebrated
Stephen Sondheim: My 'West Side Story' Lyrics Are 'Embarrassing'
Story," despite Sondheim's grumblings, the musical was produced by a Broadway all-star team, with music by Leonard Bernstein , direction by Jerome Robbins, and Sondheim's lyrics, which he penned in his early 20s. "Most of the lyrics
Butler Inherits Boss' Apartments
actress named Ruth Ford. And are just any apartments there in the ultra exclusive Dakota. Home to such notables as Leonard Bernstein Judy Garland and John Lennon who was murdered right outside of the building in 1980. says he's not thinking about
Nixon Papers Reveal War on Media, Kennedys and Modern Art
those who are on the modern art and music kick are 95 percent against us anyway. I refer to the recent addicts of Leonard Bernstein and the whole New York crowd. When I compare the monstrosity of Lincoln Center with the Academy of Music in Philadelphia
Dudamel Wows the Crowd at His Philharmonic Debut
Dudamel said, and everyone deserves access. At 28 years old, Dudamel is being called the most exciting talent since Leonard Bernstein . At Saturday's concert, 18,000 came out to watch. It was a perfect opportunity to show off his adult orchestra
60-Year Run at the N.Y. Philharmonic Comes to An End
orchestra move from part-time players to full-time members, from all men to co-ed. "This was during the era of Leonard Bernstein . And the first women came into the orchestra. It was very much overdue, I thought. It was an exciting time
American Culture in the Capital of Communism
never seen an American before. It's not like this is the first time "cultural diplomacy" has opened a door. Leonard Bernstein conducted the Philharmonic in 1959 behind the Iron Curtain in the USSR. And American Ping-Pong players were the
10 great places to act out a scary movie scene
ornate Dakota has housed a roster of famous residents, including Andrew Carnegie, Judy Garland, Lauren Bacall and Leonard Bernstein . "The building has a history of rumored hauntings and bad luck," Sumner says. Ex-Beatle and Dakota resident
Book Excerpt: Madeleine Albright's 'The Mighty and the Almighty'
turbulence at a tender age, into a confirmed optimist. As a young woman, I took my theme -- but without irony -- from Leonard Bernstein 's adaptation of Candide: "Everything is for the best in this best of all possible worlds." All through my years
Person of the Week: Marin Alsop
musicians, and she began playing piano at age 2 and violin at 6. Inspired by Leonard Bernstein At the age of 9, she first laid eyes on the dynamic Leonard Bernstein , then the conductor of the New York Philharmonic. She was hooked. But today
Women Learn Bragging Rights
noticed, she also says please all the time. Can we please do this, can we please do that? Somehow I don't think Leonard Bernstein would have done it that way. Johnson acknowledged that the rules are different for women on the podium. "They
was attacked by conservative paper the Sun; received Notable contributions from Otto Preminger, George Plimpton, Leonard Bernstein , and other celebrities; spent a total of $279,746 in the most expensive congressional race in the country
'Rainbow' AmongTop Songs Of Century
Mack the Knife" from Kurt Weill's Threepenny Opera, Scott Joplin's "The Entertainer," the entire score of Leonard Bernstein 's musical West Side Story and John Philip Sousa's march "The Stars and Stripes Forever," played by his band