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Vladimir Horowitz: The Last Romantic

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 29 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:David Maysles

Synopsis

A charming documentary filmed at Vladimir Horowitz's home in New York, this look at the private life and performing genius of the late pianist owes its entertainment value to the man himself. He jokes, he plays the piano as no one else can, and he talks about his favorites: Sergei Rachmaninoff, a friend, Frederic Chopin -- a bit before his time -- and the enigmatic, modern composer Alexander Scriabin. Arturo Toscanini's daughter Wanda married Horowitz in 1933, and she also contributes her share to this...more

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