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Peter Duchin

The New York Times Book Review said that Peter Duchin was a living compendium of a hundred years of social history. . . . He has lived a life another man would not have survived. Orphaned by his glamorous parents, the Newport debutante Marjorie Oelrichs and the famous bandleader Eddy Duchin, he was raised in the privileged, old-money world of Averell Harriman, the diplomat and former governor of New York. He grew up to be America's preeminent society bandleader, effortlessly entertaining and...See more