- A Memoir of My Early Years
- Sprecher: Julie Andrews
- Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 24 Min.
- Ungekürztes Hörbuch
- Erscheinungsdatum: 01.04.2008
- Sprache: Englisch
- Anbieter: Hyperion AudioBooks
Along the way, she weathered the London Blitz of World War II; her parents' painful divorce; her mother's turbulent second marriage to Canadian tenor Ted Andrews; and a childhood spent on radio, in music halls, and giving concert performances all over England.
Julie's professional career began at the age of 12, and in 1948 she became the youngest solo performer ever to participate in a Royal Command Performance before the queen. When only 18, she left home for the United States to make her Broadway debut in The Boy Friend, and thus began her meteoric rise to stardom.
Home is filled with numerous anecdotes, including stories of performing in My Fair Lady with Rex Harrison on Broadway and in the West End, and in Camelot with Richard Burton on Broadway; her first marriage to famed set and costume designer Tony Walton, culminating with the birth of their daughter, Emma; and the call from Hollywood and what lay beyond.
Julie Andrews' career has flourished over seven decades. From her legendary Broadway performances, to her roles in such iconic films as The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Hawaii, 10, and The Princess Diaries, to her award-winning television appearances, multiple album releases, concert tours, ...
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Von Marguerite56 Am hilfreichsten 21.09.2008
Not only for Anglophiliacs ...
For people who like the Thames Valley this is a must. Julie Andrews may no longer be known to the younger generation - but whoever has enjoyed "The Sound of Music" and other films with J.A. will love to hear about her not always happy and easy-going childhood, told by herself. I wanted this never to end ...