Tuesday, August 18, 2009
I am deeply saddened to have just learned that the great German soprano, Hildegard Behrens, passed away unexpectedly today in Japan at the far-too-young age of 72. Mme. Behrens was, according to the AP report this evening, traveling to Tokyo to prepare for two recital programs, when she "felt unwell" and "died of an apparent aneurysm."
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Thursday, August 6, 2009
What a wonderful post-birthday present to President Barack Obama, pre-birthday present for me, and a truly special gift to the United States. All the luck in the world to you, Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
Read the news story (from MSNBC).