Archive for May, 2010

OBITUARY PICS from LEBRECHT: MIKHAIL SHATROV, Russian playwright, 3 April 1932-23 May 2010

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OBITUARY PICS from LEBRECHT: ANNELIESE ROTHENBERGER, German soprano, 9 June 1926 – 24 May 2010

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Claudio Abbado, Italian conductor, cancels all performances for some weeks

Claudio Abbado has been admitted to a clinic in Berlin for treatment that is likely to last several weeks, according to his doctor’s
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OBITUARY PICS from LEBRECHT: Yvonne Loriod, French pianist, and the widow of composer Olivier Messiaen, 20 January 1924 – 17 May 2010

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Jimi Hendrix exhibition at Handel House in Brook Street, London

Brook Street, London is where Handel wrote The Messiah and a blue plaque marks the house today. It has now become the Handel House Museum. Jimi Hendrix lived there from 1968 until his death in 1970 and the classical music museum has bowed to pressure to set up a Hendrix exhibition from 25 August to 7 November, 2010.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/may/16/jimi-hendrix-handel-museum-exhibition

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OBITUARY PICS from LEBRECHT: DAVE FISHER, American folk singer in The Highwaymen group, 1941 – 14 May 2010

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OBITUARY PICS from LEBRECHT: HANK JONES, American jazz pianist, composer and bandleader, 31 July 1918 – 16 May 2010

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