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Food for the Sick the Tired and the Lonely

I ran out of butter.  I wondered how I could possibly eat my toast this morning. Because this was a day I had to have eggs, butter and toast. 2,323 more words

The passing of legendary baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky

November 22, 2017. The date of the passing of the great Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky. It seems light years away now. Perhaps I am still in shock and that is what is distancing me from the heartbreak of his death. 130 more words


MasterClass Monday: Celebrating The Musical Legacy Of Three Singers Who Left Us All Too Soon During This Past Week: Part Two: Russian Operatic Baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Look at that face. How charismatic is this talented man? This face could have graced the pages of fashion magazines or illuminated the silver screen through a career in the movies.. 388 more words


Chrysanthemums, The Beautiful, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Today is November 23, the day before Thanksgiving, that great American holiday for giving thanks, for being with family, for cooking, baking and cleaning until your house sparkles.  3,556 more words

Dmitri, the Virtuous (1962-2017)

This past Wednesday, November 22, Dmitri Hvorostovsky died at the age of fifty-five from brain cancer. He was a baritone opera singer who played major roles in such operas as  582 more words

Tremors in the Universe: The Death of Dmitri Hvorostovsky

When I was in high school, I used to listen to the same songs over and over, hours on end. Sometimes it would just be parts of songs, and if I could play those parts on an instrument, then I would play them over and over. 786 more words

Dmitri Hvorostovsky, 'the Elvis of Opera' and the voice of a generation, dies at 55

Dmitri Hvorostovsky, the Russian baritone known for his velvety voice, dashing looks and shock of flowing white hair, died Wednesday at a hospice near his home in London, several years after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. 25 more words