In celebration of his extraordinary life, photographer Gary Italiaander, who was a personal friend, has written this amazing book that includes previously unseen portraits as well as memories by his colleagues, family and friends.
Larry Adler, world famous mouth organist, raised the harmonica to an orchestral instrument. His extensive repertoire of classical and popular music included his own compositions and those written for him by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Malcolm Arnold, Darius Milhaud and Arthur Benjamin.
His film score Genevieve was nominated for an Academy award. He performed with major orchestras and enjoyed great success with his one man shows:
“His music was only one part of a complex character who commanded devotion for his gifts as a storyteller…”