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Both Kauffman and Jamie Bernstein are hopeful for two major film projects tied to Leonard Bernstein coming in the future.
FILE - In this July 26, 1971 file photo conductor Leonard Bernstein tells reporters in Washington that the work he is preparing for the 1971 opening of the John F.
Leonard Bernstein, who died in 1990, is being celebrated in the centennial of his birth worldwide with 2,000 events on six continents.
"Like many people, Leonard Bernstein found his way into my life and heart through West Side Story when I was a kid," Gyllenhaal said.
'The American' is based on the biography 'Leonard Bernstein' by Humphrey Burton.
Leonard Bernstein was enjoying a career on the upswing after temporarily replacing Bruno Walter as conductor of the New York Philharmonic.
'At last they had found a viable modern equivalent to the rivalry between the Montagues and Capulets (in Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'), wrote biographer Humphrey Burton in the book titled simply 'Leonard Bernstein' (Doubleday, 1994).
Writing of Leonard Bernstein in 2009, Nadine Hubbs described "the difficulties of placing him in relation to the categories by which musicological discourse proceeds" (Nadine Hubbs, 'Bernstein, Homophobia, Historiography', Women in Music 13 [2009]: 24).
That naturally led her to think about music by Leonard Bernstein. She has said Bernstein was one of her most important teachers and mentors as she embarked on a career as a female conductor in a thoroughly male-dominated profession.
There are also in-depth profiles revealing fascinating facts about legendary composers, lyricists, choreographers, producers, directors like George and Ira Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, Bob Fosse, Harold Prince, Fred Astaire and more.
This essay originated as a program note for performances of "A Memorial Tribute: Leonard Bernstein & Aaron Copland," given by the Opera Workshop of Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD, 24-26 April 2015.