Noel and Cole - The Sophisticates
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BeschreibungFirst time in Paperback! Noel Coward and Cole Porter's fascinating lives celebrated. Fresh on the heels of the popular motion picture based on Cole Porter's life called De-Lovely, Noel and Cole presents a fresh and often surprising portrait of these two geniuses. The author provides insight into both men's private lives - including a frank discussion of their homosexuality - while illuminating their musical achievements. Born an ocean apart - one in Indiana, the other in England - Cole Porter and Noel Coward have come to represent the ultimate in sophistication and urbanity. Noel and Cole will be an essential reference as well as a fascinating dual biography of two men who brought style and dazzle to the art of popular entertainment. * Based on access to previously unpublished manuscripts, lyrics, scores, and letters, plus dozens of interviews * Includes a chronology and a fifty-page section devoted to the analysis of select works
PortraitStephen Citron is one of the world's best-known musical theatre historians. He's also a composer, lyricist and lecturer. He has written acclaimed biographies of Oscar Hammerstein II, Alan Jay Lerner, Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Untertitel: Softcover. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: HAL LEONARD PUB CO
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2005
Seitenanzahl: 374 Seiten