Bernstein Family

Leonard Bernstein's brother Burton and daughters Jamie Bernstein Thomas and Nina Bernstein Simmons visited the Bernstein's Boston seminar on March 7, 2006. The three discuss various aspects and periods of Bernstein family life, as well as Leonard Bernstein's personal and professional connections to Boston. Describing the family dynamic at one point during the interview, Nina Bernstein Simmons states, "if it’s not fun, or funny, it’s not worth doing." This interview follows in the family tradition of humor through shared anecdotes and laughter.

Bernstein Family Interview - Video

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