Artists In Exile: How Refugees from Twentieth-Century War and Revolution Transformed the American…

Paperback | March 3, 2009

byJoseph Horowitz

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Decades of war and revolution in Europe forced an "intellectual migration" during the last century, relocating thousands of artists and thinkers to the United States. For many of Europe's premier performing artists, America proved to be a destination both strange and opportune.

Featuring the stories of George Balanchine, Kurt Weill, Fritz Lang, Billy Wilder, Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, and many others, Artists in Exile explores the impact that these famous newcomers had on American culture, and that America had on them.

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Decades of war and revolution in Europe forced an "intellectual migration" during the last century, relocating thousands of artists and thinkers to the United States. For many of Europe's premier performing artists, America proved to be a destination both strange and opportune.Featuring the stories of George Balanchine, Kurt Weill, Fri...

Joseph Horowitz is the author of seven previous books, includingUnderstanding Toscanini(named one of the best books of the year by the New York Book Critics Circle andPublishers Weekly) andClassical Music in America(named one of the best books of the year by theEconomist). A formerNew York Timesmusic critic and executive director of th...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.08 inPublished:March 3, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060748508

ISBN - 13:9780060748500

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