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Stravinsky Inside Out

Charles Joseph


Popularly known during his lifetime as “The World's Greatest Living Composer,” Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971) not only wrote some of the twentieth century's most influential music, but he also assumed the role of cultural icon. This book reveals Stravinsky's two sides—the public persona, preoccupied with his own image and place in history, and the private composer, whose views and beliefs were often purposely suppressed. The book draws a richer and more human portrait of Stravinsky than anyone has done before, using an array of unpublished materials and unreleased film trims from the composer's h ... More

Keywords: cultural icon, public persona, Paul Sacher Institute, T. S. Eliot, Orson Welles, Hollywood, television, critics, media, Robert Craft

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780300075373
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300075373.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Charles Joseph, author