Bad Boy of Music. Paris in the 1920s, George Antheil.

Bad Boy of Music.

New York: Doubleday, 1945. First Printing of the First Edition. A Very Good plus copy in a dust jacket that is missing a large chip from the top edge of the front panel and a smaller chip to the top edge of the rear panel. Still a difficult book to locate with any kind of jacket. Antheil was a classically trained pianist who traveled to Europe after the first war, married a Hungarian woman, lived above Sylvia Beach's book store and became a colorful member of the Left Bank expatriate community. His best known work is "Ballet Mecanique" (scored for machines and airplane propeller), but he also scored the movie "The Scoundrel" and later wrote an advice column for the lovelorn. Item #22684

Catalog Stout.

Price: $125.00

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