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Author Yoshihara, Mari, 1968- author.

Title Dearest Lenny : letters from Japan and the making of the world maestro / Mari Yoshihara
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]


Description 1 online resource (viii, 262 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- An American icon crosses the Pacific -- Mr. Bernstein goes to Tokyo -- Growing pains -- The return of two maestros -- The maestro pivots -- Japan beckons -- Unions and reunion -- The maestro's place in a changing world -- From dear to dearest -- Faith and resolution -- New beginnings -- A quiet place -- A peaceful place -- Representing Lenny -- A summer of prayer -- An early autumn -- The world according to the maestro -- Turning point -- Exploring the uncharted -- Cultivating new soil -- The first harvest -- The last Japan tour -- Making the garden grow -- Coda: emails from Honolulu and the making of Dearest Lenny
Summary Through personal letters from little known Japanese individuals that had never been studied before, Dearest Lenny interweaves an intimate story of love and relationships with a history of Leonard Bernstein's transformation from an American icon to the world maestro during the second half of the twentieth century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed June 2, 2020)
Subject Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 -- Appreciation -- Japan
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 -- Travel -- Japan
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 -- Correspondence
Hashimoto, Kunihiko -- Correspondence
Amano, Kazuko, 1929- -- Correspondence
SUBJECT Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. fast (OCoLC)fst00002135
Subject Musicians -- United States -- Correspondence
Musicians -- Japan -- Correspondence
Art appreciation.
United States.
Genre/Form Personal correspondence.
Personal correspondence.
Correspondance privée.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018056310
ISBN 0190465794