We referred last week to Robert Craft’s important and contentious essay on the making of the Rite of Spring. In it, the composer’s longterm aide maintains that Stravinsky was actively bisexual during the conception of the Rite.
The article was not on-line at the time. It is now. Click here.
* retrosexuality = I term I invented to denote obsessive interest in the erotic lives of historical figures.