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    Cristóbal Halffter (1930 - 2021)

    Only just became aware that Cristóbal Halffter passed away a week ago on May 23rd, 2021.

    Condolences extended to friends and family on a leader of modernism in Spain.
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    Default Francisco Ortiz has died at the age of 82. Jun 9th

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    The Spanis tenor Francisco Ortiz has died at the age of 82.

    He enjoyed a lively international career, singing opposite the giants of his age. His voice has a pleasing lightness without lack of heft, somehow reminiscent of Carreras.
    “Never argue with an idiot. They will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.” ― Mark Twain

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    Jeanne Lamon, director of Tafelmusik (1949-2021)

    https://www.cbc.ca/music/jeanne-lamo...t-71-1.5926256
    "Forgive me, Majesty. I'm a vulgar man. But I assure you, my music is not.“ Mozart

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    Default Louis Andriessen passed away at 82





    The death has just been announced of Louis Andriessen, an influential minimalist composer, probably his country’s most successful since the Renaissance.

    Andriessen was 82 and had been suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease.
    “Never argue with an idiot. They will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.” ― Mark Twain

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