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A Really Bad Week for Music

Published on December 12, 2012 By bmagnus

In the last week, we have lost a bunch of fine musicians. First, Dave Brubeck. Then, Jenni Rivera — with whom I was not familiar prior to her unfortunate death. Yesterday, Russian born Soprano Galina Vishnevskaya. And today, Ravi Shankar. Apparently, somebody forgot to tell him these things happen in threes. In Closing: turns out […]

The Post on the Host

Published on March 1, 2011 By bmagnus

It seems that March’s second day is a special birthing day, for Dr. Seuss of children’s lore joined our world in Nineteen Four! Should I, could I make a cake? That’s fattening, for goodness sake! Maybe I should write a poem Though, truth is, I didn’t know him. You could go to a memorial, or […]