Leonard Bernstein. (Copyright: Ruth Orkin Photo Archive. Used by permission, courtesy of Mary Engel. All rights reserved.)

Collection: Poems and Letters

Leonard Bernstein — American-born conductor, composer, educator, performer, and humanitarian — wrote poetry? That’s right. Lenny loved language: reading, writing, puzzles, poetry, letters, and more. Explore our curation of Bernstein’s poems, letters, and other examples of Bernstein’s best use of words.

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