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Leon Kirchner

Composer, Performer, and Teacher

Leon Kirchner( )
Author: Riggs, Robert
Series title:Eastman Studies in Music Ser.
ISBN:978-1-58046-343-0
Publication Date:Nov 2010
Publisher:University of Rochester Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $141.95
Book Description:

In this first biography of American composer, pianist, conductor, and teacher Leon Kirchner (1919-2009), Robert Riggs paints a vivid picture of an extraordinary, multifaceted musician. Refugees from Hitler's Third Reich (Schoenberg, Bloch, and Stravinsky) dominated Kirchner's early development, and he in turn became a transformative mentor for later generations at the University of Southern California, Mills College, and Harvard University. Kirchner's performance persona is brought to...
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Book Details
Pages:347
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Music
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.3 x 23.3 x 2.395 cm
Book Weight:0.726 Kilograms



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