André Previn

a biography
  • 398 Pages
  • 4.84 MB
  • English
Hamish Hamilton , London
Previn, André, -- 1929-, Conductors (Music) -- Biogr
StatementMartin Bookspan & Ross Yockey.
ContributionsYockey, Ross.
The Physical Object
Pagination398 p., [12] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15341363M
ISBN 100241106761
LC Control Number80002746

Andre Previn gives a first rate and often humorous account of his days as a composer and arranger in Hollywood.

It is hugely entertaining and very informative without indulging in egocentricity or narcissism in any way. Previn is without doubt one of the major musical forces of our time yet makes no bones about being self deprecating in order /5(37).

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I loved the way he was always true to his convictions and how from his youth he new where he was going and accomplished all his goals. I met Andre when I first came to California inhe was then just getting started as a jazz pianist/5(34).

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Over his entire film career, Previn was involved in the music for over 50 movies as composer, conductor or pe André George Previn, KBE (/ˈprɛvɪn/; born Andreas Ludwig Priwin; April 6, – February 28 /5(11).

Andre Previn talks about his reasons for quitting Hollywood, his time as a jazz musician and conductor of some of the world's greatest symphony orchestras. The book also incorporates interviews with many of the people who helped shape Previn's life - his wives, his close personal and professional friends as well as those people who have more Reviews: 4.

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(HL). Back inAndré Previn appeared alongside Morecambe and Wise on their prime-time show. The premise was that hosts had hired Yehudi Menuhin to perform and Previn flew in to conduct. But then he discovers that Menuhin has been cancelled and the hapless Eric will play Grieg's Piano Concerto. The result is just magical.

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Size Source 78 User_cleaned Kevin Coupe User_metadataentered Robert. André George Previn, KBE (/ ˈ p r ɛ v ɪ n /; born Andreas Ludwig Priwin; April 6, – Febru ) was a German-American pianist, conductor, and composer. Previn won four Academy Awards for his film work and ten Grammy Awards for his recordings (and one more for his Lifetime Achievement.

Previn wrote extensively about music. His books included Music Face to Face (), Orchestra (), André Previn’s Guide to Music (; editor), André Previn’s Guide to the Orchestra (), and No Minor Chords: My Early Days in Hollywood (). In he was created a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE), and in he received a Kennedy Center Honor for.

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The fabled days of MGM at the crest of its manufacturing of musicals, very amusingly re-created by a top arranger-conductor. Sixteen-year-old musical whiz Previn started work in MGM's music department in —and stuck around until A German refugee who had attended the Paris Conservatory and was a phenomenal sight reader, Previn had endured a stint as an improvising pianist for a.

Father of 10 children. Two daughters with Betty Bennett, Claudia Previn (born J ) and Alicia Previn (born Febru ).He and Mia Farrow had three sons, fraternal twins Matthew and Sascha (born Febru ) and Fletcher Previn (born Ma ), and adopted three daughters, Soon-Yi Previn (born October 8, ), Lark Previn (Febru - Decem ) and.

German-born American composer André Previn has received acclaim in every musical venue explored during his exceptional career that has spanned more than six decades.

The gift Born Andreas Ludwig Priwin in Berlin, Germany, on April 6,Previn was the youngest child of a wealthy Jewish family. The conductor and composer André Previn has died at the age of The German-born musician was an extraordinary and versatile talent who blurred the.

Conductor, composer and pianist André Previn has received multiple Lifetime Achievement Awards, including honors from the Kennedy Center, the London Symphony Orchestra and the Grammy Awards. With. Pianist André Previn, bassist Red Mitchell, and drummer Shelly Manne perform eight songs that debuted in the show Pal known is "I Could Write a Book," which quickly became a standard, but the other, more obscure songs such as "Take Him," "Zip," and "Do It the Hard Way" are also generally good devices for jazz : $ The conductor and composer André Previn has died at his home in New York aged In his long career, Previn won Oscars for the Best Original Music Score for My Fair Lady and Irma La Douce.

This LP features pianist André Previn and an unidentified rhythm section (probably bassist Buddy Clark and drummer Shelly Manne) performing eight Fats Waller songs and Previn's likable "Fatstuff." The pianist, whose style by the mid-'50s was much closer to Dave Brubeck than to Waller, sounds fairly modern on such tunes as "Ain't Misbehavin'," "Honeysuckle Rose," and "Black and Blue," but 6/ Explore books by Andre Previn with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £/5(1).

Do Bookspan and Yockey plan a whole series of gushy, premature, unnecessarily full-length biographies of conductors. Admittedly, Previn has had a more varied career (and a more headline-grabbing private life) than Zubin Mehta. But, as with Zubin (), the subject here seems too young and too minor a mid-career figure for such lumbering treatment (nearly pages); and it seems a special.

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