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Jerry Nelson

Last week I had the sad pleasure of participating in Nelsonfest, a symposium celebrating the many achievements of Jerry Nelson in observational astronomy, especially the Ten-Meter Telescopes at the… 252 more words


“Arturo Toscanini (1867-1957)” by S.M. O’Connor

March 25, 2017 was the 150th anniversary of the birth of Arturo Toscanini (1867-1957). For many of you, your first exposure to classical music came from Looney Tunes cartoons, but for your parents or grandparents or great-grandparents, their first exposure to classical music may have come from Toscanini conducting the NBC Symphony Orchestra. 780 more words

Arturo Toscanini