NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 19: (L-R) Director Darren Stein, actress Sasha Pieterse and writer Richard Strauss attends the 'G.B.F.' world premiere during the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival on April 19, 2013 in New York City.
He summoned me, asked me to play the piece on the piano, then told me I didn’t know how to modulate and should study Richard Strauss.
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