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In Reply to: RE: Oscar Levant "...erased the fine line between genius and insanity" posted by kitch29 on May 30, 2017 at 10:08:20
I was just a kid and I don't think I liked him very much at that time. But I grew to like him a lot as I got older. Besides his Gershwin recordings, I've always admired that recording he made with Dimitri Mitropoulos of Anton Rubinstein's Fourth Piano Concerto - he still believed in that work, even when it was on its decline as far as the general audience was concerned. And of course he was a master of quick-witted repartee. One of my favorites has always been, "I think a lot of Bernstein - but not as much as he does."! And then there's the one you refer to:
"A politician is a man who will double cross that bridge when he comes to it."
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