Simon Morrison

The Leonard Lopate Show

The Love and Wars of Lina Prokofiev

Friday, May 10, 2013

Simon Morrison reveals the life story of the composer Serge Prokofiev’s wife, Lina. In Lina & Serge: The Love and Wars of Lina Prokofiev, Morrison depicts her as a remarkable woman who fought for survival in the face of unbearable betrayal—she spent eight years in a Soviet gulag—by the irresistibly talented but self-absorbed musician she married.

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