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18
Dec

Musical Biography

By Dr. Joanne Cormac, guest-editor of 19th-Century Music‘s new special issue “Music and Biography.” On the day the great piano virtuoso and composer Franz Liszt was born it was reported that gypsies …

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23
Jun

In Memoriam: Robert D. Richardson Jr.

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Robert D. Richardson Jr. at age 86. Obituaries and announcements have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post and the …

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17
Oct

Maharaja of the West

Excerpted from American Disruptor: The Scandalous Life of Leland Stanford by Roland De Wolk The origins of the Stanford campus and the Silicon Valley it has incubated, borne, and sustained could not …

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20
Jun

Summer Tour Dates with Maxine Gordon

Author Maxine Gordon continues her extensive tour of speaking engagements and presentations around the release of Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon, the highly-praised official biography of her late …

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10
Jan

Spring Book Tour with Maxine Gordon

This Spring author Maxine Gordon continues her extensive tour of speaking engagements and presentations around the release of Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon, the highly-acclaimed official biography of her late …

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27
Nov

NPR’s Fresh Air Reviews Dexter Gordon

“Dexter Gordon’s deep tone, relaxed delivery—even the frequent witty musical quotations—seemed like extensions of his gravely playful speaking voice. That voice carries over on the page too. You can hear it when …

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