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Olympia, from Offenbach’s opera, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, is a mechanical doll with whom the titular Hoffmann falls in love, thanks to a pair of magic spectacles which makes her appear human. 66 more words


Mozarteum Orchestra, Mozarteum

Hoffmann, Beethoven, Chopin, Haydn

A triumphant final subscription concert of the season had the Mozarteum Orchestra sounding absolutely ebullient this evening – maybe the best I have heard this orchestra sound since I moved to Salzburg four years ago. 386 more words


The Frentzel-Hopfer-Hemmann-Hoffmann Hodgepodge

The church record shown below indicates a marriage that took place on May 14, 1854 at Grace Lutheran Church in Uniontown.

It shows the marriage between a Frentzel and a Hopfer.  832 more words

Accept-ional life affirming heavy metal

It was a night crammed full of almost every heavy metal cliché imaginable.

On 8 February 2018 at KOKO, one of London’s most beloved music venues, guitarists locked together in a rhythmic chug, songs extended with completely gratuitous guitar solos, and set-piece choral singalongs were enthusiastically encouraged. 951 more words


Happy Birthday to the Old Lutherans in Paitzdorf!

Some may look at this date, February 2nd, as being Groundhog Day.  Well, forty-seven years before the first Groundhog Day was celebrated in 1887, another memorable event occurred here in Perry County, Missouri.  624 more words