Kurt Weill: A Life in Pictures and Documents

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A look at the life of a legendary composer, from his German-Jewish upbringing through his early political career and beyond, includes all of his songs, as well as the details of his famous affair with Lotte Lenya.

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David Farneth is the editor of Lenya: The Legend, also published by The Overlook Press. He is Director of the Weill-Lenya Research Center in New York, Archivist of the Kurt Weill Edition, and editor of the Kurt Weill Newsletter. He is also an editor of the Music Library Association Index and Bibliography Series and has written articles for The New Grove Dictionary of American Music, Pipers Enzyklopadie des Musiktheaters, and reviews for Tempo and Notes. He lives in New York City.

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"Lavishly illustrated...evokes the day-to-day existence of an industrious artist."

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