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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


Portraits of Alma Mahler, The most Beautiful Girl in Vienna | FROM THE BYGONE

A socialite and amateur composer known for her beauty and verve, Alma Mahler (1879 – 1964) was married to composer Gustav Mahler, architect Walter Gropius, and novelist Franz Werfel. She … Continue reading

06/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Memories of Guy Woolfenden | The Shakespeare blog

I’ve just heard the sad news that the great Guy Woolfenden died on 15 April. For anyone who attended the Royal Shakespeare Company’s productions from the 1960s to the 1990s … Continue reading

04/17/2016 · 1 Comment

“…We can never rely on inspiration. When we most want it, it does not come.” | Art of Quotation

“Out of my entire annual output of songs, perhaps two, or at the most three, came as a result of inspiration. We can never rely on inspiration. When we most … Continue reading

12/07/2015 · 4 Comments

Shirley Graham Du Bois – Political Activist, Composer, Playwright, and Author

I wrote a short piece for the Facebook page last week on Shirley Graham Du Bois, but feel that this remarkable woman deserves more attention. Not only was she a … Continue reading

12/02/2015 · 2 Comments

“My role in society…is to try and express what we all feel. Not to…”

Originally posted on Art of Quotation:
“My role in society, or any artist or poet’s role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how…

10/09/2015 · 1 Comment

James Horner, ‘Titanic’ Composer, Dies in Plane Crash

06/23/2015 · 2 Comments

Happy 124th Birthday Cole Porter

Originally posted on Waldina:
Today is the 124th birthday of the composer who wrote the songs “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “You’re the Top,” and “Let’s Do It, Let’s…

06/09/2015 · Leave a comment

Earl Okin | The Crazy Coqs

Earl Okin | The Crazy Coqs. MONDAY 24TH MARCH EARL OKIN “Age does not matter for he appeals to all from 17 to senility. He’s a joy! He is classic! … Continue reading

03/20/2014 · Leave a comment