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Gabrielle Ritter-Ciampi, light lyric soprano
September 30, 2022

Today, I am posting someone who could be called a "forgotten singer". In most writing about her, Gabrielle Ritter-Ciampi is referred... Read More
Magda Tagliaferro, Brazilian-French virtuoso pianist
September 26, 2022

One of the nice things about doing this blog is that I occasionally discover a musician about whom I knew nothing.... Read More
Nicolai Gedda, lyric Swedish tenor
September 16, 2022

Nicolai Gedda, a Swedish-born singer who was one of the most renowned lyric tenors of the 20th century and performed dozens... Read More
Alfredo Kraus, lyric Spanish tenor
September 13, 2022

I posted Alfredo Kraus a few years ago, and I am posting him again because he is a wonderful example of... Read More
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the godmother of rock ‘n’ roll
August 30, 2022

Very occasionally, I post artists who have nothing to do with classical music. I am posting a documentary about the life... Read More
Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen redux- Mahler
August 26, 2022

Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen I have done a posting very similar to this one before, and I am repeating... Read More
Callas, Kraus, Ghione (c), “The Lisbon Traviata” 1958
August 10, 2022

I have never done this before, but I am going to post an entire opera. This is the fabled Lisbon Traviata... Read More
Dinh Gilly, French-Algerian Baritone
August 9, 2022

There is unfortunately not much biographical available about Dinh Gilly. I will provide as much detail as I have been able... Read More
Fernand Ansseau, Belgian spinto tenor
July 27, 2022

One of the nice things about this blog is that I get to find mostly forgotten singers and hear them for... Read More
Jean Planel, French tenor
July 16, 2022

Ever on the hunt for good, expressive singing, I came across Jean Panel, who, in his time, was a very well... Read More