The Grammy Award-winning Broadway singer, 79, has almost finished her book
バーブラ・ストライサンド is finally completing her memoir, after spending years working on it.
に登場ジミーファロン主演の今夜のショー オン 10 8月, the artist revealed that she was initially offered the opportunity to work with former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, who was married to 35th US president John F. Kennedy, on the book.
After her time in the White House from 1961 に 1963, Kennedy Onassis became a book editor at Viking Press in New York City in 1975.
She then worked as a book editor at Doubleday book publishing house for 16 年, where she edited many celebrity memoirs, including Michael Jackson’s bestselling memoir Moonwalk, リリース 1988.
この間, Kennedy Onassis also worked on the autobiographies of fashion curator Diana Vreeland, singer Carly Simon and novelist Dorothy West.
Diana Ross, Frank Sinatra and Oliver Stone were some of the celebrities who declined to publish memoirs with her.
"に 1984, Jackie Kennedy came to me and said, ‘I’d love to be the editor of your book at Doubleday,” Streisand recalled. “We had tea, and she was just so lovely. But I wasn’t ready to do that then.”
Kennedy Onassis passed away from non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 1994, 老いた 64.
Streisand first started writing her memoir in 1999. After touring the world in the early 2000s, she resumed writing in 2008. 今日, she has written over 800 pages of her memoir, some of which was written during the pandemic, 彼女は言いました.
“Fortunately, the pandemic helped me finish the book, or I’m almost finished,” she told Fallon. “I’ve written 824 pages, and I still have the little epilogue to do. And you know, interesting, my favourite number — because I was born on the 24th — is 24. This book is now 824 pages.”
ストライサンドの最新アルバム, 放して 2, 今出ています. 読んだ インデペンデント レビュー ここに.