Category Archives: Music & Musicians

Cascading Connections

Centering on the Poet Rainer Maria Rilke, In Bohemia Eva and I visited Prague as tourists for five days in late July this year. This was time enough to sample only a small part what this great city has to … Continue reading

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The Beethoven of the North

Jean Sibelius of Finland My father introduced me to the world of classical music. He said that listening to Beethoven (1770-1827), especially his ninth symphony, gave him the strength to bring him through the “Great Depression” of the 1930s and … Continue reading

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