Andrew Kevorkian


BSR Contributor Since July 15, 2007

Andrew Kevorkian is a public-relations consultant and a free-lance writer who lives in West Philadelphia after living and working for many years in London.

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Look who was in the screening room.

Ben Urwand’s ‘The Collaboration’

Hitler and Hollywood: Six degrees of separation

I’ve just finished reading a remarkable book— and all sorts of links started coming into my mind. It's the story of Hollywood’s obscene collaboration with Germany in the 1930s— one in a chain of collaborations from the Armenian genocide to the Holocaust.

Andrew Kevorkian

Articles 5 minute read
Drexel blood flowed through her delicate but determined veins.

Memories of Philadelphia's countess

Our lady in London: The countess who saved Franklin's last house

Lady Mary Bessborough was a native Philadelphian, a British countess and above all a woman with a sense of history in the best meaning of that term.

Andrew Kevorkian

Essays 2 minute read
'I can't get a handle on this composing software.'

New light on Beethoven's Fifth

The pedestrian truth about Beethoven's Fifth

Where do musicians find their inspiration? A letter from Beethoven to his musicologist second cousin Moishe Gunzburg, recently discovered in a closet in my West Philadelphia apartment, sheds new and startling light on the origins of the great composer's most famous symphony.

Andrew Kevorkian

Articles 3 minute read

Fighting Future Wars

President Bush is hiring private firms in Iraq for "security" purposes. Why not take this idea to its logical extreme by privatizing war altogether?

Andrew Kevorkian

Essays 3 minute read
607 Carreras

Pavarotti vs. Carreras

My brilliant brother Jack thought Pavarotti was the best tenor around. It was one of the few points on which I questioned his judgment and held my ground.

Andrew Kevorkian

Articles 4 minute read

What's in an art donor's mind?

When the spinster donated her collection to New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, her intentions seemed crystal-clear. Then the Met's lawyers got into the act. A distant mirror for the debate over Albert Barnes's intentions?

Andrew Kevorkian

Articles 3 minute read