An Improbable Life

An Improbable Life

by Robert Craft


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In 1948, Robert Craft would begin a unique friendship with Stravinsky that would last until the composer's death in 1971. This book tells the story of his "improbable life" before, during, and after his long collaboration with Stravinsky and residence in the Stravinsky household.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826513816
Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press
Publication date: 10/01/2002
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 488
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Robert Craft is the recipient of the 2002 International Prix du Disque Lifetime Achievement Award, Cannes Music Festival. He has conducted and recorded with the major orchestras in this country and abroad. In addition to his special command of Stravinsky's music, Craft is well known for his recordings of works by Monteverdi, Gesualdo, Schutz, Bach, Mozart, Berg, Schoenberg, and Varese.

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