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Many Young Musicians Have Stage Parents. Leonard Bernstein Didn't

Many young musicians have stage parents. Samuel Bernstein, father of Leonard Bernstein, was not among them — in fact, Samuel did all he could to keep his son off the stage. But Leonard Bernstein, who would have turned 100 on Saturday, turned out to be one of the most prodigiously gifted and successful musicians in American history.

Reporter Judith Kogan has the story.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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