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Author Kaufman, Louis, 1905-1994-

Title A fiddler's tale : how Hollywood and Vivaldi discovered me / Louis Kaufman with Annette Kaufman ; foreword by Jim Svejda.

Imprint Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Kaufman,L KAU    Available
Description xv, 462 p. : ill. ; 27 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography Includes filmography (407-411), discography (p. 412-[445]), bibliographical references (p. 446-448), and index.
Contents Bucharest to Portland and back -- I become a violinist -- New York and Kneisel -- More Kneisel--Auer--graduation--chamber music -- The Musical Art Quartet is launched : I become an art collector -- The Musical Art Quartet -- In Baltimore and Capri with the Musical Art Quartet -- Paris! -- Italian concerts : encore Paris -- "The real thing" : romance and Annette -- Together in Europe : our honeymoon -- Hometown triumph and California here we come -- The goal : Los Angeles! -- Hollywood : the golden years -- Another aspect of Hollywood--art & music : William Grant Still--Darius Milhaud -- Bernard Herrmann--another view : other friends, Anthony Collins -- Concert opportunities--Works Progress Administration (WPA): Music, art, theater, trail-blazing -- Vivaldi discovers me--we meet Francis Poulenc--historic recordings -- En route to France via Honolulu -- En route to Venice via Zurich (Paris-visit with Poulenc) -- Unfinished business : meeting Malipiero -- Brussels con moto : Paris recordings--arrival in Brussels--fateful meeting with Paul Collaer -- More Poulenc, more Brussels : Paris premiere -- Introducing Vivaldi to America -- Unexpected North African tour: Paris friends -- We meet Samuel Barber in San Francisco -- South American adventures -- Utrecht recordings--war crimes--search for Spohr -- Paris--the survivor--Maryan -- London adventures in music and art -- Northern exposure -- Miracle in Milan : Recording in Paris -- Return to Los Angeles Korngold memorial concert -- Adventures behind the iron curtain -- Recordings at last--the Lebduska mystery -- Cousin Mico Kaufman, sculptor -- The dybbuk--a devil to produce -- From Sicily to Tahiti -- Hazardous travel -- Postscript / by Annette Kaufman.
Subject Kaufman, Louis, 1905-1994-
Violinists -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author Kaufman, Annette.
ISBN 0299183807 (alk. paper) : $26.95

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