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Category Archives: Music Hall & Music

Julian Bream obituary | Music | The Guardian

Britain had to wait a long time for its great classical guitarist. But the debut at the Wigmore Hall, London, in November 1951 of Julian Bream proclaimed the arrival of … Continue reading


Ennio Morricone, Oscar-winning Italian film composer, dies aged 91 | Music | The Guardian

Ennio Morricone, the Italian composer whose symphonic scores backed everything from spaghetti westerns to romance, horror and sci-fi films, has died aged 91… … His 1960s scores for Sergio Leone, … Continue reading


Édith Piaf in 1962 • Chanteuse Extraordinaire • Centenary

In remembrance of the matchless Édith Piaf — ‘Le Petit Oiseau’ or ‘The Little Sparrow — who was born on this day in 1915. Édith Piaf [19 December 1915 – 11 October … Continue reading

12/19/2015 · Leave a comment

Lithe spirit: Dame Angela Lansbury at 90

A lifetime achievement in musical theatre acknowledges Lansbury’s prolific career spanning seven decades. People like to pass landmark birthdays in meaningful places, so it seems right that Dame Angela Lansbury … Continue reading

10/16/2015 · Leave a comment