Posts Tagged ‘legendary’

Aug. 09 2012

“Der fliegende Holländer”

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | Comments Off on “Der fliegende Holländer”

In 1641, before the Dutch East India Company had set up a refreshment station at the southern tip of Africa—at the point that the cold currents of the Atlantic Ocean and the warm current of the Indian Ocean converge—a captain called van der Decken ran into a deadly storm at the Cape of Good Hope […]

May. 20 2012

RIP: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Vocalise | 2 Comments

Last Saturday’s Vocalise was dedicated to the legendary baritone, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau who died at his home in Bavaria this past Friday.  In most cases “Legendary” is a worn out term which has been used to posthumously describe someone whether he or she deserves it or not.  Fischer-Dieskau was called a legend, and rightfully so, within […]