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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein, 1985

2018 marks the centenary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein. Bernstein was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. Karsh said of their time together:

His exquisite impromptu piano reveries – poetic islands of peace – punctuated the tension of a highly charged photographic session.

Karsh images will be seen in an upcoming book on Bernstein and in many of the other events going on around this centenary – around 2000 all together!

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