October 2, 2012
From 2006, some thoughts on the death of Elisabeth Schwarzkopf:
We are all flawed creatures, and one of the impenetrable mysteries of beautiful art is that it can be made by ugly souls. So feel free to mourn the death of Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, and to speak admiringly of her artistry--but when you do so, remember that there was more to her than the music she made....
Read the whole thing here.
Posted October 2, 2012 12:00 AM