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Susan Kessler, 1914-Oct. 5, 2021. A musician’s friend, she was a devoted supporter of classical music in Vancouver.

Escaped Hungary to England, emigrated to Canada, settled in Vancouver from 1955.

Carlisle Floyd,1926-30th September 2021. Opera from the American South.

Composed at least 12 operas, usually writing his own librettos.

Vancouver mansion, partially modelled on Versailles, with 12 bathrooms, sells for $42m.

Even Louis 14th couldn’t afford that amount of toilet paper.

No farewells were spoken.

Canada, Address UNDRIP.

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

A compelling dramatic presence and a clear voice.

Beth Nickel. d.February 2nd.2021.

Sing her whose viola sung.

Fou Ts’ong, 1934- 28 Dec. 2020. Chinese born – British pianist.

First Chinese pianist to achieve international recognition.