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The present collection is a visual account of the tumultuous period known in Italy as the "anni di piombo" (Years of Lead), from the 1960s to 1980s. These black-and-white press photographs document workers' strikes, riots, student demonstrations, and protest marches in Italy, principally Rome, Milan, Turin, and Naples. The collection spans 1969 to 1982.
1969 - 1982
Pianist, conductor, and teacher Leon Fleisher (1928-2020) had a career in music stretching more than 70 years, including nearly 50 years as a faculty member of the Peabody Conservatory of Music. After making his debut at age 16 with Pierre Monteux conducting, Fleisher toured internationally as a soloist until a neurological condition caused him to lose the full use of his right hand. After three decades of focusing on performing the piano repertoire for the left hand, conducting various...
1875 - 2021