Leonard Bernstein led four distinguished lives: conductor, composer, pianist and teacher. His seemingly boundless energy and love for music have influenced countless numbers of people.

  • Publisher: Mitchell Lane
  • Series: Masters of Music
  • Year Published: 2004
  • Age Level: 8-13
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One of a series of classical composer biographies by esteemed journalist Whiting. (Channel 4 London, England, Howard Goodall’s 20th Century Greats)

Another successful entry in this series of short biographies. A sense both of Bernstein’s enormous contribution to American culture and the events in the world during his lifetime are clear to the reader. Visually appealing, interestingly written, and contains a lot of information. (Jewish Book World)

Provides a concise, easy-to-read, and informative look at Leonard Bernstein’s entire life. (American Jewish League Newsletter)