And Music at the Close: Stravinsky's Last Years: A Personal Memoir
Price: 65.00 USD
London: Macmillan, 1972. 400, p. : ill., music(on lining papers), ports.; 23 cm. Occasional footnotes. Index of Works. Index of Names and Places. Also published, New York: Norton, 1972. Even during the final decade of his life Igor Stravinsky remained a central figure in the music world. From 1959 until Stravinsky's death on April 6, 1971 the author workd closed with the composer, first as personal manager and press representative and evolving into many services, including nurse as he approached his final illness. The author has given us a heartfelt and moving accoung of Stravinsky and his surroundings in the final years before his death. She witnessed his will, and arranged his funeral in Venice. Presumed first U.K. edition/first printing. Very good in good dust jacket. DJ has wear, soiling, edge tears, and chips. Sticker residue on fep.