Liberace Extravaganza! (Hardcover)

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Liberace Extravaganza by award-winning costume designers Connie Furr Soloman and Jan Jewett is an opulent display of the renowned entertainer's dazzling and over-the-top costumes.

No one would ever accuse Wladzlu Valentino Liberace of being demure. The internationally celebrated star is almost as well known for his eye-catching, flamboyant fashion as he is for his music.

Authorized by the Liberace Foundation, Liberace Extravaganza features 150 full-color photographs of his unique garments, 20 original drawings from Liberace's designers sketchbooks, behind-the-scenes stories from some of his most trusted couturiers and friends, and a foreword from Michael Travis, Liberace's principle designer.

About the Author


Connie Furr Soloman has worked extensively as a costume designer in regional theater and opera. Her designs represented the United States at the 2003 and 2007 Prague Quadrennial, as well as the 2005 World Stage Design Conference, and her puppet designs are featured in Salsa, the Emmy award-winning children's television series. She is a member of the United Scenic Artists Union and is an associate professor at Arizona State University.

Jan Jewett has worked in the costume design industry for more than thirty-one years, manufacturing costumes for such clients as Bette Midler, Cher, and Donny and Marie Osmond, as well as for Disney parades. Jan has also overseen the creation of costumes for Broadway musicals, Carnegie Hall concerts, award-winning national commercials, and some of the most lavish corporate events, galas, television shows, and films produced over the last decade.



Connie Furr Soloman has worked extensively as a costume designer in regional theater and opera. Her designs represented the United States at the 2003 and 2007 Prague Quadrennial, as well as the 2005 World Stage Design Conference, and her puppet designs are featured in Salsa, the Emmy award-winning children's television series. She is a member of the United Scenic Artists Union and is an associate professor at Arizona State University.

Jan Jewett has worked in the costume design industry for more than thirty-one years, manufacturing costumes for such clients as Bette Midler, Cher, and Donny and Marie Osmond, as well as for Disney parades. Jan has also overseen the creation of costumes for Broadway musicals, Carnegie Hall concerts, award-winning national commercials, and some of the most lavish corporate events, galas, television shows, and films produced over the last decade.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062202550
ISBN-10: 0062202553
Publisher: Harper Design
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2013
Pages: 224
Language: English