Rubinstein by Harvey Sachs
A Life

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Illustrated with rare photographs, a biography by the author of Toscanini reveals Arthur Rubenstein's private life, including his love affairs, his rivalry with Vladimir Horowitz, and his relationships with the rich and powerful. 20,000 first printing.
 

About Harvey Sachs

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Harvey Sachs is the author of, among other books, "Toscanini," "Music in Fascist Italy," and "Rubinstein: A Life," He has also written for the "New Yorker," the "New York Times," the "Atlantic Monthly," the "Times Literary Supplement," and many other publications.
 
Published October 19, 1995 by Grove Press. 448 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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Best of all, particularly given the difficulty of writing meaningfully about how any given pianist actually sounded, is the extensive discussion (one-fifth of the book's length) of Rubinstein's ``recorded legacy,'' accompanied by a truly excellent discography (compiled by Donald Manildi, curator ...

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Pianist Arthur Rubinstein (1887-1982), apart from being a world-renowned performer for more than 65 years, also wrote a bestselling autobiography, My Young Years.

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