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About Leonard Bernstein
Leonard Bernstein was a celebrated American conductor, composer, pianist and music lecturer best remembered for composing the music for the iconic Broadway musical West Side Story as well as that of other famous musicals such as Wonderful Town and On The Town. He is regarded as one of the greatest American composers and conductors of all time.
He was the son of Jennie and Samuel Joseph Bernstein. He was married to actress Felicia Montealegre from 1951 until her death in 1978. Felicia bore him three children: Nina, Alexander and Jamie.
A number of his very close acquaintances, including his wife Felicia, said he was a homosexual. He was also rumored to have had a number of affairs with young men while he was still married to Felicia.
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Famous quotes by Leonard Bernstein
A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future.Leonard Bernstein
Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.Leonard Bernstein
Technique is communication: the two words are synonymous in conductors.Leonard Bernstein
This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.Leonard Bernstein
To achieve great things, two things are needed a plan, and not quite enough time.Leonard Bernstein
Leonard Bernstein's Popularity
Leonard Bernstein was a famous American conductor, pianist, and composer, who was born on August 25, 1918. As a person born on this date, Leonard Bernstein is listed in our database as the 30th most popular celebrity for the day (August 25) and the 13th most popular for the year (1918).
People born on August 25 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Leonard Bernstein is the 843rd most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Leonard Bernstein's birthday, Leonard Bernstein is the 5503rd most famous American and ranks 1st in famous people born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, U.S.
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