Category Archives: Sound & Music

the Guitarist and the Mermaid

Congratulations to Neil Young and Daryl Hannah for their new gig. Neil Young Ecologist Neil Young likes ponchos and classic cars (he even makes watercolors of them!). But, since these cars are gas guzzlers, Young’s gotten involved with trying to transform them … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Billie Holiday!

Born on April 7, 1915, her name was Eleanora Fagan until she changed it to Billie Holiday. Abandoned by her father and forced by her mother to become a prostitute at the age of 14, Billie had a difficult childhood. … Continue reading

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High Notes and Low Notes

Her mother sung in a choir and her father was an operatic stage manager.  So there is no surprise that Claudia Muzio became an opera singer. Her father’s job kept them on the move.  Although from Italy, Claudia’s family lived … Continue reading

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