Bernstein daily: Lenny’s gofer spills the beansmain
LudwigVan Toronto has a review of a new memoir by Charlie Harmon, one of Lenny’s limitless entourage.
Bernstein smoked too much — this is probably what killed him at the age of 72 — drank too much, took too many Dexedrine pills to keep going, and partied too much. Charlie Harmon gives us all the gory details, and probably more than most readers care to handle, especially those like myself for whom Bernstein was a childhood idol revealing the mysteries of classical music on television as few teachers had ever done before…
Read on here.