LISZT | Seven Books by Musicians for Music Lovers

More than a simply a conductor and musician, Leonard Bernstein was a social activist and music lecture whose televised lecture series in the 1950s was very well-received. Subsequently, his 1959 best-selling book The Joy of Music was published, in which Bernstein covers topics such as composing, American music, and the genius of Beethoven with wit and insight through a series of imaginary conversations.