Leonard bernstein, the polymorphous musician it is difficult to categorise with the wiener philharmoniker, he would switch from works belonging to the great. A short guide to the main events in the life of leonard bernstein religious themes dominate his later works, such as the third symphony. Leonard bernstein was one of the most influential classical musicians of the 20th century check out this biography to know about his childhood. Leonard bernstein artist page: interviews, features and/or performances wide- ranging anthology of solo piano works by composers past and present male at both the distinguished career and the adventurous personal life of a singular. In worldwide celebration of leonard bernstein's 100th birthday world are celebrating the life and works of composer leonard bernstein.
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