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Classical Brat or Violinist with Guts ?

Nigel Kennedy, prevented from including a Jimi Hendrix tribute in a concert at the Royal Albert Hall, cancels appearance.

Teresa Zylis-Gara.1930-Aug.28. 2021. Polish Soprano.

A versatile voice,intense delivery and convincing acting ability combined to create an illustrious career.

Marya Columbia,1956-2019. Fearless soul.

Played at St.Paul’s Chapel during the 9/11 recovery efforts which probably contributed to her lung cancer. She worked and succeeded to get accepted as a responder( and for fellow musicians) by the World Trade Centre Health Programme.

Hugh Wood 1932-14 Aug.2021. British Composer.

Meticulous composer and eminent teacher of composition.

Habeas corpus. Monty Python’s Dead Parrot sketch is often invoked when cracking legal nuts.

Ward Branch is the latest Judge to quote the sketch while okaying a case against a misleading product.

Louis Andriessen,1939-1st July,2021. Outstanding composer.

The most influential Dutch composer of his generation.

Jeanne Lamon, OM, 1924-June 20,2021.

Music Director of Tafelmusik for 33 years.

Anna Shuttlesworth,cellist, 1927-2nd march 2021,

Fine cellist, extraordinary teacher, inspiring mentor.

Pauline Tinsley, 1928-May10,2021.British Soprano of peerless performances.

A compelling dramatic presence and a clear voice.