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A Ship Without A Sail

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An unforgettable portrait of an exuberant yet troubled artist who so enriched the American songbook "Blue Moon, ” "Where or... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

An unforgettable portrait of an exuberant yet troubled artist who so enriched the American songbook

"Blue Moon, ” "Where or When, ” "The Lady Is a Tramp,” "My Funny Valentine,” "Isn't It Romantic?,” "My Romance,” "There's a Small Hotel,” "Falling in Love with Love,” "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered”—lyricist Lorenz Hart, together with composer Richard Rodgers, wrote some of the most memorable songs ever created. More than half a century after their collaboration ended, Rodgers & Hart songs are indispensable to the repertoire of nightclub singers everywhere. A Ship Without a Sail is the story of the complicated man who was Lorenz Hart.

His lyrics spin with brilliance and sophistication, yet at their core is an unmistakable wistfulness. The sweetness of "My Romance” and "Isn't It Romantic?” is unsurpassed in American song, but Hart's lyrics could also be cynical, funny, ironic. He brought a unique wit and elegance to popular music.

Larry Hart and Richard Rodgers wrote approximately thirty Broadway musicals and dozens of songs for Hollywood films. At least four of their musicals—On Your Toes, Babes in Arms, The Boys from Syracuse, and Pal Joey— have become classics. But despite their prodigious collaboration, Rodgers and Hart were an odd couple. Rodgers was precise, punctual, heterosexual, handsome, and eager to be accepted by Society. Hart was barely five feet tall, alcoholic, homosexual, and more comfortable in a bar or restaurant than anywhere else. Terrified of solitude, he invariably threw the party and picked up the check. His lyrics are all the more remarkable considering that he never sustained a romantic relationship, living his entire life with his mother, who died only months before he died at age forty-eight.

Gary Marmorstein's revelatory biography includes many of the lyrics that define Hart's legacy—those clever, touching stanzas that still move us or make us laugh.



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Gary Marmorstein

Produktinformationen

Titel: A Ship Without A Sail
Untertitel: The Life of Lorenz Hart
Autor:
EAN: 9781416598435
ISBN: 978-1-4165-9843-5
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Simon + Schuster Inc.
Genre: Kunst
Anzahl Seiten: 544
Veröffentlichung: 03.07.2012
Jahr: 2012
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 24.6 MB