Thursday, October 14, 2010
Alexander Bernstein is the son of Leonard Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre. He is gay composer, Leonard Bernstein's second child. He is president of The Bernstein Family Foundation, and founding chairman of The Leonard Bernstein Center For Learning. Prior to his full-time participation in the center, Bernstein taught for five years at the Packer-Collegiate Institute in Brooklyn, New York, first as a second grade teacher, then as a teacher of drama for the middle school. He has studied acting, performed professionally, and worked as a production associate at the ABC News Documentary Unit. Bernstein holds a master's degree in English education from New York University and a bachelor's degree from Harvard. He recently wrote a beautiful article about his father - on this 20th Anniversary of his death. Click the title of this blog to go to the article.