9781556709081

The Virtuoso: Face to Face with 40 Extraordinary Talents

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  • ISBN13:

    9781556709081

  • ISBN10:

    1556709080

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-04-01
  • Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc

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This book of uplifting and inspirational new role models for the millennium pairs lively 40 text profiles with stunning, intimate portraits. 90 photos, 50 in color.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 6
Mikhail baryshnikov (Dancer)p. 12
Vittorio storaro (Cinematographer)p. 14
Julie taymor (Theatrical Director)p. 16
Michael moschen (Juggler)p. 18
Peter westbrook (Fencer)p. 20
Red adair (Firefighter)p. 22
Patricia underwood (Milliner)p. 24
Lionel poilane (Baker)p. 26
Skillp. 28
James carter (Saxophonist)p. 32
Al hirschfeld (Caricaturist)p. 34
Dale chihuly (Glass Artist)p. 36
Robert m. greenberg (Multimedia Designer)p. 38
Stephen jay gould (Paleontologist)p. 40
Muhammad ali (Boxer)p. 42
Grucci family (Pyrotechnicians)p. 44
Vivian villarreal (Billiards Player)p. 46
Mentorsp. 48
Matthew carter (Type Designer)p. 52
Sylvia earle (Explorer)p. 54
Tony hawk (Skateboarder)p. 56
Henri vaillancourt (Canoe Maker)p. 58
Toots thielemans (Harmonica Player)p. 60
Jackie torrence (Storyteller)p. 62
Peter lynch (Stock Picker)p. 64
Paul maccready (Aeronautical Engineer)p. 66
Geniusp. 68
Gary burton (Vibraphonist)p. 72
Robin williams (Comedian)p. 74
Evelyn glennie (Percussionist)p. 76
Poul jorgensen (Flytier)p. 78
Jean-claude vrinat (Restaurateur)p. 80
Evgeny kissin (Pianist)p. 82
Ricky jay (Sleight-of-Hand Artist)p. 84
Stuart allan (Cartographer)p. 86
Visionp. 88
Nadja salerno-sonnenberg (Violinist)p. 92
Philippe petit (High-Wire Artist)p. 94
Pele (Soccer Player)p. 96
Jack lenor larsen (Weaver)p. 98
Jaron lanier (Computer Scientist)p. 100
Pat martino (Guitarist)p. 102
Chris van allsburg (Author/Illustrator)p. 104
Nadia comaneci (Gymnast)p. 106
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