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Trouver Fontainebleau

Two decades ago, I fell under the charm of Thad Carhart’s memoir The Piano Shop on the Left Bank, the story of the complexities and subtleties of an ex-pat family living in Paris. When I saw that Carhart had written another memoir, I … Continue reading

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Un Piano à queue

I played the piano for many years, until I finally acknowledged that I was never going to be a particularly good pianist. Still, piano music and pianos themselves retain a fond place in my heart. France has produced some of the best … Continue reading

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Taper dans le mille

I was thinking the other day about a sweet book I read a few years ago. The Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier, by Thad Carhart, has really stuck with me. It’s … Continue reading

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