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Lush Life A Biography of Billy Strayhorn

Lush Life A Biography of Billy Strayhorn

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Billy Strayhorn 19151967 was one of the most accomplished composers in American music the creator of such standards as Take the A Train yet all his life he was overshadowed by his friend and collaborator Duke Ellington Through scrutiny of Strayhorns private papers and more than five hundred intervi ...more

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DAVID HAJDU is the author of Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn and Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina and Richard Farina. He is a critic for The New Republic and a professor in the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. He lives in New York City."...more