TITLE

Whitman's 'Leaves' illuminated

AUTHOR(S)
Serinus, Jason Victor
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Bay Area Reporter;3/3/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features Fred Hersch Ensemble's CD of Walt Whitman's book "Leaves of Grass". Influence of Whitman on the life of jazz musician Fred Hersch; Celebration of the 150th anniversary of the publication of Whitman's book.
ACCESSION #
16373798

 

Related Articles

  • Heart Music.  // New Republic;5/16/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 18, p33 

    Reviews a jazz music composition for "Leaves of Grass" from composer and pianist Fred Hersch with excerpts from the book of Walt Whitman.

  • Songs of Whitman. Fries, Kenny // Advocate;4/1/2003, Issue 886, p50 

    Jazz pianist Fred Hersch crowns a lifetime of achievement with 'Leaves of Grass,' an evening-long composition based on the poetry of poet Walt Whitman.Gay jazz artist Hersch turns to Walt Whitman, arguably the father of all gay icons, for his full-evening piece, 'Leaves of Grass,' debuting in...

  • The Jazz Column. Ullman, Michael // Fanfare: The Magazine for Serious Record Collectors;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p511 

    The article focuses on the life and career of jazz pianist Fred Hersch. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and started to compose and play piano at an early age. Hersch auditioned with pianist Jaki Byard after studying at Grinnell College, and began making his own albums including "The Jaki Byard...

  • Walt Whitman. Loving, Jerome // Walt Whitman Quarterly Review;Winter2010, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p165 

    The article reviews the book "Leaves of Grass, 1860: The 150th Anniversary Facsimile Edition," by Walt Whitman, edited by Jason Stacy.

  • WALT WHITMAN. Leaves of Grass, 1860: The 150th Anniversary Facsimile Edition. LOVING, JEROME // Walt Whitman Quarterly Review;Spring2010, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p165 

    The article reviews the book "Leaves of Grass, 1860: The 150th Anniversary Facsimile Edition," by Walt Whitman, edited by Jason Stacy.

  • Leaves & Leavings.  // Time;7/28/1961, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p73 

    The article reviews the book "Leaves of Grass," by Walt Whitman, edited by Edwin Haviland Miller.

  • Walt Whitman's ghost. Berman, Paul // New Yorker;6/12/95, Vol. 71 Issue 16, p98 

    Features the Paul Berman's insights and discoveries about poet Walt Whitman while visiting the house where the Whitman completed his masterpiece `Leaves of Grass.' Design and structure of Whitman's house at the edge of Brooklyn Heights, N.Y.; Failure of a campaign to preserve the house; Theme...

  • WALT WHITMAN.  // Chief American Poets;1905, p685 

    A biography of American poet Walt Whitman is presented. He was born on May 31, 1819, in Huntington, Long Island, and later moved to Brooklyn, New York City, where he studied at public schools. From 1834 to 1837, he worked as a compositor in Brooklyn and New York. During 1848-1849, he was the...

  • On Walt Whitman. Lucas, F. L. // Hutchinson Literary Extracts;2007, p1 

    An encyclopedia entry about the views of author F. L. Lucas on poet Walt Whitman is presented. He shares that Whitman was outraged when it was suggested that one of his works should be bound in vellum, and that the poet might have been equally irritated by discussions on style. Lucas adds that...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics