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Welcome to Classical Music and Musicians!

Die Sänger und die Musiker

Spotlighting artists who sang and played with freedom.

Helping familiarize today’s music lovers with names and performances of those from the past, both singers and instrumentalists.

Welcome to Classical Music and Musicians!

Die Sänger und die Musiker

Spotlighting artists who sang and played with freedom.

Helping familiarize today’s music lovers with names and performances of those from the past, both singers and instrumentalists.

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Carlo Bergonzi, Italian Lyric-Dramatic Tenor

Bergonzi was a great lyric tenor. He had what the Italians call "lo squillo", or…
July 11, 2024

Göta Ljunberg, Swedish Lyric-Dramatic Soprano

I had done a posting about Göta Ljungberg several years ago, and the media attached…
July 4, 2024

Geraldine Farrar, American Soprano

Geraldine Farrar was an American soprano, known for her beauty and dramatic talent and the…
June 27, 2024

Beethoven String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, op. 132, 3rd movement, Busch Quartet

In 1825, two years before he died, Beethoven suffered from a dreadful bowel inflammation. Throughout…
June 21, 2024

Louise Homer, American Dramatic Contralto

Louise Homer was an American opera singer, one of the leading operatic contraltos of the…
June 13, 2024

Alma Gluck, Romanian-American Lyric Soprano

It is said that Alma Gluck was the most popular American soprano of her time.…
June 4, 2024

Helge Rosvaenge, Danish Tenor

Rosvaenge had a brilliant spinto voice. He was also active under the Nazi regime. These…
June 3, 2024

Sigrid Onégin, German Dramatic Contralto

Sigrid Onégin was a Franco-German operatic dramatic contralto who enjoyed a major international career prior…
May 25, 2024

Giuseppi de Luca, Italian Baritone

Giuseppi De Luca was a small man with by no means a large voice, but…
May 11, 2024