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Meet Amazing Americans Musicians & Composers Leonard Bernstein
 
Drawing of Leonard Bernstein by David Levine
The much-beloved Bernstein was known as "Professor Lenny" to friends and fans.

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Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts
Being an educator was very important to Leonard Bernstein. He was eager to share his knowledge with young people. In fact, he once said that the Young People's Concerts were "among my favorite, most highly prized activities of my life." Bernstein led 53 of these special concerts, confirming the fact that he was not only a musical genius, but also a natural born teacher. His students adored him and he taught many musicians and conductors who went on to become well known artists in their own right. Do you have a teacher who inspires you?
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