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Cole Porter a biography by Schwartz, Charles

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Porter, Cole, 1891-1964,
  • Composers -- United States -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Statementby Charles Schwartz.
SeriesA Da Capo paperback
LC ClassificationsML410.P7844 S4 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 365 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4732192M
ISBN 100306800977
LC Control Number78020840

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