October Newsletter

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Anniversaries coming up are –

Edward Ruscha, American painter, printmaker and photographer. His 70th birthday is 16th December. #53900  
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Astrid Lindgren, Swedish creator and author of Pippi Longstocking, 100th birth anniversary on 14th november, 1907.

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#91665

 
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Beniamino Gigli, Italian tenor, 50th anniversary of his death on 30th November, 1957.

In title role of Giordano’s opera Andrea Chénier. #1292  
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Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Austrian composer, 50th anniversary of his death on 29th November, 1957.

Arriving in New York with his family 1936. #2596
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We have expanded our Cities through History section with some photographs of America taken in the fifties and seventies by Dorothy Bohm.

New York City 1970’s #91509

Central Park #91511

 
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A new Wagner Ring cycle has opened at London’s Royal Opera House. This is the first staging of the cycle by the ROH since 1996. Despite a last minute change for the lead singer it has been received to great acclaim.

Rhinegold scenes photographed by Laurie Lewis #91803

Rhinegold scenes photographed by Laurie Lewis #91804

 
(For more pictures, or to order high res, go to www.lebrecht.co.uk).
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