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Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, September 5, 1940

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, September 5, 1940

excerpt: "Nothing could have made me happier than to know that your work this summer has really given you beauty and strength and a better understanding of the gifts with which nature has endowed you." From: Co... more

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, July 1, 1940

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, July 1, 1940

excerpt: "Copland tells me that Kouss. is expecting one of his students to conduct Randall Thompson's Symphony no.2 the very first week, and that he has mentioned my name as the first possibility." From: Corres... more

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, October 31, 1940

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, October 31, 1940

excerpt: "If you want my advice, pay a great deal of attention to every remark made by Mr. Reiner. He is, as you know, a master technician and holds the best European traditions of musical art." From: Correspo... more

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1940

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1940

excerpt: "I plan to see Koussie before I go and will talk to him about you." From: Correspondence Series

Serge Koussevitzky to Mrs. Edward Bok, September 21, 1941

Serge Koussevitzky to Mrs. Edward Bok, September 21, 1941

excerpt: " he is very anxious to be of service to his country, and suggests the U.S.O ."

Aubrey Williams to Serge Koussevitzky, August 26, 1941

Aubrey Williams to Serge Koussevitzky, August 26, 1941

excerpt: "I am calling his merit to the attention of those states where we maintain symphony orchestras"

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, October 7, 1941

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, October 7, 1941

excerpt: "The doctor who deferred me (in case Dr. K. is serious about writing him)..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, December 5, 1941

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, December 5, 1941

excerpt: "Leonard Bernstein announces the opening of his studio for the teaching of piano and musical analysis..." From: Correspondence Series

Mrs. Edward Bok to Serge Koussevitzky, September 25, 1941

Mrs. Edward Bok to Serge Koussevitzky, September 25, 1941

excerpt: " see if something can be done "

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1941

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1941

excerpt: "Heinshimer says Koss is doing Quiet City this week...If true, please tell him that there is a terrible mistake in the printed score at No. 7..." From: Correspondence Series

Serge Koussevitzky to Horace Johnson, November 9, 1941

Serge Koussevitzky to Horace Johnson, November 9, 1941

excerpt: "May I recommend Leonard Bernstein"

Letter from Aaron Copland to Andre (?), September 3, 1942

Letter from Aaron Copland to Andre (?), September 3, 1942

excerpt: "In twenty years I have not met a young musician with more natural ability and real flair. His fort, as you know is conducting. I have heard Koussevitzky repeatedly say the most enthusiastic things o... more

Serge Koussevitzky to whom it may concern, 1942

Serge Koussevitzky to whom it may concern, 1942

excerpt: "I can recommend Leonard Bernstein for a position as conductor"

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, August 1943

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, August 1943

excerpt: "Thursday night I was deferred for all time from the army...[the doctor] assured me, 'nothing can interfere with your career.'" From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, 1943

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, 1943

excerpt: "Don't you think it might be a wonderful idea to have Jenny Tourel to sing the Soprano Solo in my Symphony?" From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, December 8, 1944

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, December 8, 1944

excerpt: "Cannot possibly come to performance Thursday 14th...but would gladly attend opening night Wednesday..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, March 4, 1944

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, March 4, 1944

excerpt: "It has been more than a joy for me to have you conduct your Symphony with my orchestra..." From: Correspondence Series

Gail Kelvin to Serge Koussevitzky, October 25, 1944

Gail Kelvin to Serge Koussevitzky, October 25, 1944

excerpt: "I have just spoken with your Secretary concerning this extremely unfortunate mistake I am writing to ask you please to reconsider."

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, December 4, 1944

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, December 4, 1944

excerpt: "...what a great honor and joy it was to conduct your magnificent orchestra...I would like to invite you...to be my guests at a performance of 'On the Town'..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, October 7, 1945

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, October 7, 1945

excerpt: "A most wonderful perform [sic] and a very moving speech..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, June 6, 1945

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, June 6, 1945

excerpt: "Accept with pleasure to serve as honorary chairman Gershwin memorial" From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, June 1945

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, June 1945

excerpt: "Just a word from Mexico..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, October 8, 1945

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, October 8, 1945

excerpt: "My heartiest wishes are with you tonight" From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, December 1945

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, December 1945

excerpt: "To Lenushka from S.K." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, June 17, 1946

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, June 17, 1946

excerpt: "First concert fine success despite bad program..." From: Correspondence Series

Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, November 23, 1946

Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, November 23, 1946

excerpt: " Gabriel Selig...will be a third bassoon vacancy in the Boston Symphony next year asked me to recommend him for it..."

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, October 17, 1946

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, October 17, 1946

excerpt: "Have talked to Judd agreed to leave matter to your judgment" From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, June 29, 1946

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, June 29, 1946

excerpt: "Cheers and blessings for reopening of Tanglewood..." From: Correspondence Series

Sam Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, May 19, 1946

Sam Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, May 19, 1946

excerpt: "Bernstein conducted magnificently "

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, September 12, 1946

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, September 12, 1946

excerpt: "This is just a reminder of the check which you said you wanted to send for the David Diamond fund." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, December 31, 1946

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, December 31, 1946

excerpt: "Glad to receive your letter my heart wishes go to you for success and happiness..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, October 11, 1947

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, October 11, 1947

excerpt: "I have arranged to come to Boston this coming Saturday evening in time for your concert..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, January 6, 1947

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, January 6, 1947

excerpt: "I thought you would be pleased with the enclosed review from the Cincinnati Times-Star." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, October 10, 1947

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, October 10, 1947

excerpt: "Best wishes for this and many more happy seasons..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, January 2, 1947

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, January 2, 1947

excerpt: "...the most exciting news of all that I have become engaged to a wonderful girl from South America named Felica Montealegre." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, February 1, 1949

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, February 1, 1949

excerpt: "...cannot agree your giving up Tanglewood..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, January 3, 1950

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, January 3, 1950

excerpt: "Heartbroken but am already committed to entire years schedule on basis of my earlier decision." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, September 23, 1952

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, September 23, 1952

excerpt: "Thank you for your sweet and warm words of sympathy..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, November 20, 1957

Letter from Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, November 20, 1957

excerpt: "Am rejoicing at your Philharmonic appointment feel that the wishes of Serge Alexandrvich [sic] and his faith in you are fulfilling..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, December 8, 1944

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, December 8, 1944

excerpt: "Most happy to have you come opening night..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Felicia Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, September 23, 1952

Letter from Felicia Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, September 23, 1952

excerpt: "...thank you also for your wire of congratulations." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Fiorello LaGuardia, November 10, 1941

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Fiorello LaGuardia, November 10, 194...

excerpt: "Just learned of vacancy in New York City Symphony for assistant conductor...may I suggest the name of my pupil, Leonard Bernstein...I have great faith in his brilliant future..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, September 25, 1944

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, September 25, 1944

excerpt: "...I am reserving two tickets for you for the Ballet on October 2nd..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, September 20, 1939

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, September 20, 1939

excerpt: "I'm off to Saratoga Springs to see Koussie." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, July 15, 1944

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, July 15, 1944

excerpt: "...this young soldier, who is also a composer, had sent a score of his to your uncle. If he could even glance at the score..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, October 16, 1956

Letter from Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, October 16, 1956

excerpt: "The news of your nomination as co-director of Philharmonic ...There is a feeling of rightness about it that deeply moves and gladdens my heart." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, September 23, 1962

Letter from Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, September 23, 1962

excerpt: "Congratulations..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Walter Hoving, n.d.

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Walter Hoving, n.d.

excerpt: "Because of the far-reaching scope of his talent, his fine musicianship, and excellent qualities as a pianist and composer, his ability to lead and work with others...I feel he would be of real service... more

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, n.d.

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, n.d.

excerpt: "Paris is wonderful Mme Paichadze more so..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, 1949

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, 1949

excerpt: "...impossible grant you leave of absence from Tanglewood this summer...I insist upon your presence..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, n.d.

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, n.d.

excerpt: "...will I be able to see you and the doctor on Tuesday anytime?" From: Correspondence Series

Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, with Bernstein's response, November 09, 1948

Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, with Bernstein's response, No...

excerpt: "...authorize you select outstanding student conductor "

Serge Koussevitzky to United States Army, Medical Examiner, August 27, 1943

Serge Koussevitzky to United States Army, Medical Examiner, August 27,...

excerpt: "" I ask to protect this unique young talent for the sake of American musical art"

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, January 5, 1950

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, January 5, 1950

excerpt: "Cannot accept your reason or feel sympathetic rather I call upon your sense of duty..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, April 16, 1955

Letter from Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, April 16, 1955

excerpt: "...wonderful performance in Boston and great success your beautiful Serenade..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, January 5, 1950

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, January 5, 1950

excerpt: "Regret extremely you did not" From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, February 22, 1944

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, February 22, 1944

excerpt: "Please express to the members of the [Boston Symphony] my endless gratitude for their complete cooperation." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, November 14, 1943

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, November 14, 1943

excerpt: "Listening now wonderful" From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, September 6, 1943

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, September 6, 1943

excerpt: "I was glad...to learn of your talk with Judson and Zirato...the main thing for you is to do your job and show your real worth." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, 1944

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, 1944

excerpt: "...it would be truly wonderful to be able to see you while I am in Boston for the Pops program." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, November 9, 1955

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, November 9, 1955

excerpt: "Wishing great success your opening concert..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, n.d.

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, n.d.

excerpt: "I plan to spend the weekend of the 23rd with Kouss up in Lenox, and then come down to Boston for rehearsals..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, 1946

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, 1946

excerpt: "I shall not come to Boston with the City Symphony, unless there is a desperate emergency about finding a substitute." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, October 1943

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, October 1943

excerpt: "The concert's, I hear, are the gods' own music. I wish I could be there to hear them." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, September 1943

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, September 1943

excerpt: "I finally had my talk with Judson and Zirato this morning...there is apparently to be no contract...I am to receive $125 a week...until I have proved myself to the Philharmonic and to the public I hav... more

John G.W. Mahanna to Olga Koussevitzky, December 16, 1953

John G.W. Mahanna to Olga Koussevitzky, December 16, 1953

excerpt: "Missing from our files on Dr. Koussevitzky song Lenny Bernstein wrote "The Koussevitzky Blues "

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, November 1942

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, November 1942

excerpt: "As you may have already discovered...I did not win the contest." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, April 18, 1952

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Olga Koussevitzky, April 18, 1952

excerpt: "But you know that I think of you always with every move I take regarding the Festival, and that you embody for us the spirit of Koussevitzky, which inspires us." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, November 10, 1948

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, November 10, 1948

excerpt: "Deeply moved your letter authorize you select outstanding student conductor..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, n.d

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, n.d

excerpt: "No word from Koussie, so I strongly suspect it's all off--" From: Correspondence Series

Walter Hoving to Serge Koussevitzky, September 3, 1941

Walter Hoving to Serge Koussevitzky, September 3, 1941

excerpt: " the U.S.O. does not plan to do any entertainment work within the camps "

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, September 30, 1940

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, September 30, 194...

excerpt: "...don't you think it would be nice for me to attempt the organization of a young orchestra?...if you liked the idea, we might even establish it as a kind of training or feeding orchestra for the Bost... more

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, October 16, 1940

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, October 16, 1940

excerpt: "Reiner was furious (at Koussevitzky). I've hear the word ethics until I become immune to it. Thompson was the conciliator, & he's a genius at it." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Aubrey Williams, August 18, 1941

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Aubrey Williams, August 18, 1941

excerpt: "May I bring to your attention the name of Leonard Bernstein, one of the most gifted students of my conducting class at the Berkshire Music Center?" From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, March 8, 1948

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, March 8, 1948

excerpt: "Munich is a mess...I had expected great hostility from the orchestra...But they seem to love me, and play with great Lust." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, April 19, 1951

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, April 19, 1951

excerpt: "I want a little rest from being a professional Jew...in case [Koussevitzky] should find himself not well enough at the beginning of Tanglewood season, the whole thing would devolve upon my shoulders..... more

Letter from Helen Coates to Leonard Bernstein, January 25, 1952

Letter from Helen Coates to Leonard Bernstein, January 25, 1952

excerpt: "[Blitzstein] felt [he] should know more about the festival and your ideas and plans for it...[Olga Koussevitzky] was quite upset about your idea of doing the Schoenberg and Kirchner pieces..." From: C... more

Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, 1963

Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, 1963

excerpt: " you brought so much joy, and hope to S[erge] "

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Sam & Jennie Bernstein, n.d

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Sam & Jennie Bernstein, n.d

excerpt: "[Koussevitzky] told me he is convinced I have a wonderful gift, & he is already making me a great conductor." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, January 29, 1948

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, January 29, 1948

excerpt: "The concerts have gone beautifully, with the exception of the two broadcasts...The Shapero symphony is a marvel." From: Correspondence Series

Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, May 04, 1950

Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, May 04, 1950

excerpt: "Sergei Al got over his cough, and electrified the orchestra & audience like to have the title of the Book on Einstein that you mentioned "

Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, August 18, 1954

Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, August 18, 1954

excerpt: "...will you come to N.Y. at the end of this month before leaving for Venice?"

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, September 30, 1940

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, September 30, 194...

excerpt: "...don't you think it would be nice for me to attempt the organization of a young orchestra?...if you liked the idea, we might even establish it as a kind of training or feeding orchestra for the Bost... more

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, October 16, 1940

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, October 16, 1940

excerpt: "Reiner was furious (at Koussevitzky). I've hear the word ethics until I become immune to it. Thompson was the conciliator, & he's a genius at it." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Aubrey Williams, August 18, 1941

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Aubrey Williams, August 18, 1941

excerpt: "May I bring to your attention the name of Leonard Bernstein, one of the most gifted students of my conducting class at the Berkshire Music Center?" From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, March 8, 1948

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, March 8, 1948

excerpt: "Munich is a mess...I had expected great hostility from the orchestra...But they seem to love me, and play with great Lust." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, April 19, 1951

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, April 19, 1951

excerpt: "I want a little rest from being a professional Jew...in case [Koussevitzky] should find himself not well enough at the beginning of Tanglewood season, the whole thing would devolve upon my shoulders..... more

Letter from Helen Coates to Leonard Bernstein, January 25, 1952

Letter from Helen Coates to Leonard Bernstein, January 25, 1952

excerpt: "[Blitzstein] felt [he] should know more about the festival and your ideas and plans for it...[Olga Koussevitzky] was quite upset about your idea of doing the Schoenberg and Kirchner pieces..." From: C... more

Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, 1963

Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, 1963

excerpt: " you brought so much joy, and hope to S[erge] "

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Sam & Jennie Bernstein, n.d

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Sam & Jennie Bernstein, n.d

excerpt: "[Koussevitzky] told me he is convinced I have a wonderful gift, & he is already making me a great conductor." From: Correspondence Series

Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, August 18, 1954

Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, August 18, 1954

excerpt: "...will you come to N.Y. at the end of this month before leaving for Venice?"

Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, May 04, 1950

Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, May 04, 1950

excerpt: "Sergei Al got over his cough, and electrified the orchestra & audience like to have the title of the Book on Einstein that you mentioned "

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, January 29, 1948

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, January 29, 1948

excerpt: "The concerts have gone beautifully, with the exception of the two broadcasts...The Shapero symphony is a marvel." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, September 30, 1940

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, September 30, 194...

excerpt: "...don't you think it would be nice for me to attempt the organization of a young orchestra?...if you liked the idea, we might even establish it as a kind of training or feeding orchestra for the Bost... more

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Aubrey Williams, August 18, 1941

Letter from Serge Koussevitzky to Aubrey Williams, August 18, 1941

excerpt: "May I bring to your attention the name of Leonard Bernstein, one of the most gifted students of my conducting class at the Berkshire Music Center?" From: Correspondence Series

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