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“My Nine Lives” by pianist Leon Fleisher and music critic Anne Midgette is a delightful revelation. It might not be for everyone, but for me, an amateur composer and lifelong... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Dwight Boud
I'm only three chapters in, but so far this book is very interesting. My piano teacher was taught by Fleisher, and I hadn't known until more recently that he'd written a book of... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Victoria King
LOVED this book about one of my most admired musicians and pianists. Enjoyed it all the more since I recently got to sit in on a public master class with Mr. Fleisher. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Tiny_Dancer0206
I adored the first two hundred pages of Leon Fleisher's autobiography, which were filled with his reminiscences of San Francisco's brilliant Jewish musical scene, which produced... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Paul Frandano
For several reasons I loved this book. 1. Fleisher's determination, with his mother's help, to look for and become a pupil at a very early age of Arthur Schnabel. 2. Read morePublished on June 14, 2014 by Irene Black
This is a terrific book for this specific subject area and all about Leon Fleisher and his period. Extraordinary talent and well written.Published on March 24, 2014 by Eleanor Aldrich
This is a wonderful memoir by a giant in the musical world. He is witty, sensitive, and frank, recounting many first-hand experiences with great conductors and performers. Read morePublished on October 2, 2013 by ron surace
One day I went to my music store to buy CD as a present, I ended up with a present and 4 CDs for myself one of them was Fleisher's CD. Read morePublished on September 8, 2013 by Inna BenZvi
It was difficult to put this book down. Mr. Fleisher is one of the most generous, kind teachers I have ever observed in master classes and I have observed some bullies. Read morePublished on July 11, 2013 by avignon