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What is Europe?

In 2002 I transplanted myself, due to an impulse of and from the heart to the northern aspect of Europe from the cultural decay of San Francisco, California, USA. My heart is still in San Francisco, but not in its current … Continue reading

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The Beethoven of the North

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 early 1940s. He also … Continue reading

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