Maestro: A Leonard Bernstein Catalogue


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45 items in this catalogue total,
currently filtered to 44


Amusing original 1980 John Whitman photograph of the three great musicians at a reception in Washington, Slava shown laughing ans smiling broadly. Camera Press LTD and other stamps to verso, with press clipping. 6.5 x 4.7 inches and in fine condition.

43. [Photographs (unsigned)] Bernstein, Leonard. (1918–1990).
Two Original Photographs

Two original photographs of the great conductor, one shown at the keyboard and stamped March 17, 1959 on verso; the other, a dramatic photograph with baton, undated but ca. early 1960s. The second with creases along lower area, otherwise fine. 7 x 9 inches (18 x 23 cm)

44. [Photographs (unsigned)] Bernstein, Leonard. (1918–1990).
Two photographs, Berlin 1960

Two press photographs of the American composer, conductor and pianist from his first two concerts with the New York Philharmonic in (West) Berlin, September 22 and 23, 1960.  Copyrighted by Deutsche Presse Agentur (dpa), with additional hand stamp of Agence France-Presse.  Extended captions in German typed to versos regarding the guest performances.  One picture is from a rehearsal, the other from the first concerts (which was part of the Berliner Festwochen festival).  Both photos 8.25 x 6.25 inches (21 x 16 cm).  In fine condition.

45. [Photographs (unsigned)] Bernstein, Leonard. (1918–1990).
Original 1945 Photograph with Mayor La Guardia

Remarkable original 8 x 10 inch photograph, stamped August 29, 1945, with Newbold Morris, chairman of the board of directors of the City Center, and Mayor of NYC, Fiorello La Guardia. As per newspaper clipping affixed to verso, they are shown "at City Hall Yesterday where the Mayor announced that Bernstein has been appointed music director of the City Center for the 1945-46 season. Small area of in-painting for press publication around the heads, light wear to edges, stamps and clippings on verso, else fine.