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Weill Diaries Featured in New York Times

Excerpts Published in New Anthology


Book Title: New York Diaries 1609-2009
Editor: Teresa Carpenter
Publisher: Modern Library, 2012
ISBN: 978-0-679-64332-6

Kurt Weill gets a fair amount of attention for his musical and theater works, but no one ever mistook him for Samuel Pepys. Yet the new anthology, New York Diaries 1609-2009 (Modern Library, 2012) includes three short diary entries from early 1950, just a few months before Weill's death. The New York Times web site got into the act with a brief book review and even a scan of the original diary, now housed in the Weill-Lenya Papers at the Yale Music Library.

Originally posted: 16 February 2012
Last updated: 23 February 2012