London had a herniated vocal

chord and retired a bit

earlier, but he was a DYNAMO

of a singer. Saw him a lot.

Category:general -- posted at: 5:08pm EST

At the Met Boris had to tumble

all the way down many

steps. We always gasped.

A great man!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 5:05pm EST

Adore Shirley as much as

Ebe Stignani!!!! Thrilling

in this opera;saw it w.

Kraus in Carnegie Hall.

Category:general -- posted at: 4:59pm EST

Shirley Verrett!! Happy Birthday!!!

One of the greatest singers who

sang mezzo and soprano.5/31/31

Category:general -- posted at: 4:55pm EST

  Olivia is a great soprano

and good friend.Works

with inner-city kids.

A gem of a person.

 

Category:general -- posted at: 4:52pm EST

My darling friend,Olivia Stapp

is 80...Was once a mezzo.

She is a sweetheart and she

takes that great D. Mean other

buddy Ramey is the King.

Category:general -- posted at: 4:49pm EST

Great but troubled artist.

My friend Gwynne Cornell

is with her.Gwynne passed

away at 50.We sang

together a lot.

  Stratas was a fabulous intelligent

artist.despite problems.

Category:general -- posted at: 4:38pm EST

Great voice but poor

technique.Callas imitator.

Could have been great.

Category:general -- posted at: 4:31pm EST

   Really wonderful guy!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 12:58pm EST

Zak!!!!!! Superb guy!!!!

Just found him

Category:general -- posted at: 12:39pm EST

Forget records! You had to be

there. Titanium vocal chords.

It was a miracle!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 6:59pm EST

You HAD to be there,

especially for Gioconda,

to hear those glorious

tones. I am glad I graduated

from college, cutting classes

to stand for her perf.

Category:general -- posted at: 6:28pm EST

My all-time favorite singer

whom I saw live. She made

my life so happy,even though

her name KUNC represented

her personality. May 17, 1906

was Nilsson's and Zinka's birthdays

 

Category:general -- posted at: 6:19pm EST

I know her caretaker

who said she could sing

like this almost to the end

at 104. I consider Magda

as the vocal miracle of opera

 

Category:general -- posted at: 12:45pm EST

  We mourn the passing

of the great Gabriel Bacquier,

who would have turned 96

next week! Fabulous man!!!

 

Category:general -- posted at: 12:57am EST

I love sam

Category:general -- posted at: 5:30pm EST

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