Arts Issues for Journalists: April 2007 Archives
Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast; it can also, I've learned, wake a baby.
On Earth Day -- Sunday, April 22 -- my wife gave birth to a nine-pound boy. As a lifelong lover of classical music -- and of Shostakovich's 5th Symphony in particular -- the story of how our baby came into this world is almost eerily fitting. Read about it, here.