Bernstein, Leonard. (1918–1990) [Boston Symphony Orchestra] [Newman, Phyllis. (1933-2019)] [Edited by Steven Ledbetter]

"Sennets & Tuckets: A Bernstein Celebration" – Inscribed to Phyllis Newman

Boston: David R. Godine. 1988. First. A tribute for Bernstein's 70th birthday with ample imagery and illustration, including essays by John Rockwell, Andrew L. Pincus, Bernstein himself, and many more. Inscribed on the half title to Phyllis Newman, "Dearest Phyllis - you swung me into a whole new decade - God love you - Lenny / 88." Green cloth with slipcase. 8to.  204pp.  Slight discoloration of cloth along spine and extremities of book and slipcase, else fine.  

Provenance: From the Estate of Adolph Green and Phyllis Newman. Adolph Green, the playwright, performer and lyricist who in a six-decade collaboration with Betty Comden, was co-author of such hit Broadway musicals as "On the Town" and "Bells Are Ringing," and the screenplays for "Singin' in the Rain" and "The Band Wagon." Two years following their marriage, in 1962, actress and singer Phyllis Newman won her first Tony Award as best featured actress in a musical for "Subways Are for Sleeping," whose book and lyrics were written by Green and Comden. (21928)


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