Great bio of Bernstein's early years, geared towards younger reader...
Lenny’s childhood in Boston and ending with his triumphant conducting debut at Carnegie Hall with
the New York Philharmonic when he was just twenty-five, Music Was IT draws readers into the
energetic, passionate, challenging, music-filled life of young Leonard Bernstein. Archival
photographs, mostly from the Leonard Bernstein Collection at the Library of Congress, illustrate this
fascinating biography, which also includes a foreword by Bernstein’s daughter Jamie. Extensive
back matter includes biographies of important people in Bernstein’s life, as well as a discography of