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Evenings with Horowitz: A Personal Portrait
by David Dubal
Evenings with Horowitz details a special friendship between two musicians. The book is a vivid account of their mutual passion for music and the piano. It reflects the struggles and triumphs of Vladimir Horowitz, a flaming genius who was also insecure and
Paperback, 342 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by Amadeus Press
(first published 1991)
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Mar 27, 2012 Lobstergirl rated it liked it · review of another edition
Recommended to Lobstergirl by: Mikhail Shchepkin
Two things stand out about this book, which is the result of Juilliard professor David Dubal's friendship and conversations with Vladimir and Wanda Horowitz over the course of several years. First, the Horowitzes are just about the most neurotic, self-centered, narcissistic, childish, needy people you could ever meet. Second, Dubal is a world-class brownnoser. This is the only reason he was admitted into the Horowitz's inner circle and was able to stay there. As soon as he stopped brownnosing, h ...more