Aaron Copland Home Movie (1938) | MoMA VIRTUAL VIEWS

With one eye on the camera following him, composer Aaron Copland navigates the slushy winter streets of 1938 Midtown Manhattan from his residence in the Empire Hotel—across from Dante Park on 63rd Street, near Lincoln Center today—to Bickford’s, at 459 Lexington Avenue.

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