excerpt: "I wrote you that Weisgal wanted my help in getting some music for the Weizman dinner on Nov. 29th..." From: Correspondence Series
excerpt: "Have you corrected [the proofs of your new song] yet? When you do, send them to me and I will get them to Schirmer's..." From: Correspondence Series
excerpt: "...wants you to have this little illegal Christmas gift. "Illegal" because it is poor & unauthorized advance copy of 3 out of 7 pieces which will be brought out by RCA sometime when they get around to it "
excerpt: " what a fine time I have been having recently. The "Regina" concert started, really sparked, the sense of well-being; then Brandeis and the "Threepenny"; then Mina's; then Tanglewood and you-all."
excerpt: "Helen assured me you hadn't been gobbled up by the Jordan massacrists Reuben, the rummy rogue, is finished; or about finished"
excerpt: "Many thanks for the good wishes on opening night. If it's a question of twins I'm sure the second is going to be much more talented and successful in all departments."
excerpt: "...a cable came yesterday from Santiago, asking if [Lenny] could conduct four concerts in Santiago..." From: Correspondence Series
excerpt: "It's true, definite, irrevocable -- there's that old seed lodged in my womb and by next Sept. I will be proud to make you an uncle." From: Correspondence Series
excerpt: "I'm almost certain that this year it will be twenty-five years since you married. In our civilization and society, that is an anniversary, and one to be celebrated."
excerpt: "I have found me a dream-flat - an eagle's nest just by the Piazza Colonna And, at the moment, wildly happy I went with the Fedele d'Amico to the dress of the Stravinsky concert "
excerpt: "The Scala has still not made up its old mind about dates of the remaining Bohemes and Sonnambs...to Paris to see Lillian and Gene Kelly (the new brainstorm for Candide)." From: Correspondence Series
excerpt: "...your friendship means so much to me...there will probably be very hard times ahead I know that, but good times too, please help us have them -- if you can." From: Correspondence Series
excerpt: "...you had accepted the reduced version of th [Hollywood] Festival...[Billy Rose] wanted to know what was happening with your CANDIDE...[your performance of Sonnambula] was the first time television c... more
excerpt: "Naturally your letter arrived just after my cable - such a delicious newsy letter Rome sounds like a perfect dream My mother called from Chile to announce she's coming next month "
excerpt: "The New Yorker has graciously consented to buy, and even, perhaps, print - my latest short story how wonderful it all sounds - being in Russia "
excerpt: "Took all the kids to very nice Dr. Lehman. Nina weighs 14 and a half lbs, Jamie 70, and Axel 46 The puppies are wonderfully dear, and magically well-behaved."
excerpt: "...about Brandeis, I finally saw Merce Cunningham yesterday...I received a call from Peter Adler at NBC the other day. He would like to know whether you would consider letting them produce your opera... more
excerpt: "I hear nothing but superlatives about the show. Congrats. I knew you'd do it again. How did the wild section go over (Woody Herman? And how is the merchant coming? I would like to tell you both about... more
excerpt: "It isn't everybody who has a birthday in the Far East and Far West same times..I still miss you violently, but convinced I was right to stay behind."