I was introduced to Frank Lloyd Wright in my teens or early 20's after watching a PBS documentary. It showed his Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture and the compound. I was mesmerized by it and was never really attracted to architecture before.
It was decades later that I actually visited Taliesin West and I keep going back. The funny thing is, I really don't care for the small rooms and his furniture, but I was drawn to his building into and with the earth, trying to blend in as much as possible. I'm still delighted by the acoustics in his very red Music Pavilion.
Although I was first attracted to Taliesin West, I learned to have an interest in the man himself. He certainly lived a colorful life. I was sad to learn that the…
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