For decades, Liberace was known for his music, candelabra, charisma, diamonds and dazzle Over the years Liberace acquired an astounding array of prestigious awards, including Instrumentalist of the Year, Best Dressed Entertainer and Entertainer of the Year He also earned two Emmy Awards, six gold albums, two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame He is listed in the GuinnFor decades, Liberace was known for his music, candelabra, charisma, diamonds and dazzle Over the years Liberace acquired an astounding array of prestigious awards, including Instrumentalist of the Year, Best Dressed Entertainer and Entertainer of the Year He also earned two Emmy Awards, six gold albums, two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame He is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world s highest paid musician and pianist Best of all, he was known and loved throughout the world as Mr Showmanship Relive The Wonderful Private World of Liberace in the reprinting of his fourth publication When I started this book, I couldn t keep help wondering if I was doing it the right way After all, it was so very different from the other books One afternoon, I ran into Shirley MacLaine in a florist shop in Malibu She d never seen my Malibu place, so I invited her over While we were having a drink, I discovered she had just completed her book Dancing in the Light What a coincidence, I said I m just starting to write my fourth book She described a private place she had up in Washington, where she liked to sit outside, particularly when it was raining She would sit under an umbrella and jot down the material in longhand The solace and quietude of the place were very inspiring to writing in this personal style I told here I was doing mine in longhand, as well, just as if I was writing a letter to someone She smiled encouragingly But that s exactly how you should do it So here it is a very personal letter from me to you, sharing an intimate glimpse into The Wonderful Private World of Liberace.
The Wonderful World of Liberace For decades Liberace was known for his music candelabra charisma diamonds and dazzle Over the years Liberace acquired an astounding array of prestigious awards including Instrumentalist of the Ye
Profoundly boring autobiography While dedicating than half of the book s space to flattering pictures of himself, Liberace does write about all kinds of personal things his many extravagant performances, his love for food and cooking, his glitzy rhinestone studded costumes, his many kitschy and artsy possessions, his dogs, his maids, his famous friends and acquainted fellow celebrities, his expensive collection of real estate But as he chitchats a blue streak about all his circumstantial and ma [...]
I love to hear Liberace s voice throughout this book from the way he talks about fashion to respecting good old fashioned manners, the reader can hear him At this point, I don t think there s anything overly revelatory about anything he wrote, in fact, I m sure there weren t many surprises when it was released in 1986 There s no way, as I read through, this I couldn t be saddened at the thought of him never being able to be who he truly was for fear of being abandoned by his public Really, he to [...]
I wanted to start the year off right by starting it with something sparkly and elegant You can never go wrong with Liberace.In this coffee table book Liberace shares his love of rhinestones, cooking, interior decorating and fashion He throws shade at his parents, at his father for not working and putting the pressure to provide on his wife and children and at his mother for being a difficult racist old bat He brags and drops names shamelessly, he flaunts his homes and possessions He lies about h [...]
Intreguing account of Liberace s life I feel fortunate to have watched him perform twice, and what an outstanding performer and entertainer he was.
The ultimate style guide An icon of fashion, lifestyle and interior decoration.
Enjoyable to read A good book when you want something relaxing to read.