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Scholars and Researchers
A lifelong student and educator in his own right, Leonard Bernstein has been the subject of a vast number of books, articles, and dissertations. Writers such as Humphrey Burton, Elizabeth Wells, Carol Oja, Nigel Simeone, Paul Laird, and Barry Seldes have published books on everything from Bernstein's composition style to the Young People's Concerts to his educational practices to his personal correspondences.
The New York Philharmonic Digital Archives, the Library of Congress, Indiana University, the Paley Center for Media, the Museum of the City of New York, and the New York Public Library Theatre Division are among the most fruitious resources available to those venturing forth on a scholastic journey.
New York Philharmonic Digital Archives Thousands of browsable scores, photos, and documents from Bernstein's time at the New York Philharmonic Library of Congress Over 1,000 letters, photographs, and materials Indiana University Learn more about the contents of Bernstein's Fairfield Studio Bibliography A detailed bibliography of everything related to Bernstein