The Language of Music hews strictly to its title, however. There isn't anything about Dowd's life outside music except for details of his work as a nuclear physicist at Columbia University, where he was a key part of the Manhattan Project research team that developed the atomic bomb during World War II. show more
This wise and warm man, who died in 2002, is captured in all his glory by the remarkable documentary. show more
Shows how a dedicated man ensured that great music could always be heard at its best.