On and off Record, Walter Legge Memoir (Schwarzkopf)   (0684174510)
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On and off Record, Walter Legge Memoir (Schwarzkopf)   (0684174510)
B0150. ELISABETH SCHWARZKOPF. On and off the Record, A Memoir of Walter Legge, (Autobiography) [Introduction by von Karajan]. [Legge's incisive reviews of performers incl. Beecham, Bos, Callas, dal Monte, de los Angeles, Fischer-Dieskau, Flagstad, Furtwängler, Gerhardt, Ginster, Guilbert, Ivogün, Jeritza, von Karajan, Kipnis, Lehmann, Olczewska, Ponselle, Schumann, Schwarzkopf, Toscanini, Walter, etc.] New York, Scribners, 1982. 292pp. Index; Discography; Photos; DJ. - 0-684-17451-0

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