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Mozart Minute: Wolfgang the Wunderkind Takes Down the Naysayers

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March 28, 2014

Even today, more than 200 years after Mozart’s death, his astonishing genius is still difficult to believe. Imagine encountering Mozart the boy wonder in a world that had never, well, seen a Mozart.

Two English Ladies and the Holocaust

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The true story of Ida and her sister Louise Cook, two English ladies of very limited means who had a life-long passion for opera.
August 24, 2009

Safe Passage, the true stories of Ida Louise Cook, is a terrific read. The book mixes opera and international travel in an era of great artists with intrigue, guts, intestinal fortitude and unselfishness.