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  • Constantine A. Papas: Battle was a great singer. Along the way, she developed an incurable disease that... 11:05 AM
  • Dabrowski: Silly me, I didn’t read carefully enough, we’re talking Broadway and not film. 11:01 AM
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it started with steve

La Cieca has just heard that Stephen Costello is the 2009 Richard Tucker Award Winner.

205 comments

  • If I had a penny for every positive thing MrMyster has ever said about anyone on this forum I could buy that postage stamp I’ve been dreaming of, provided this scenario took place in 1920.

  • mrmyster says:

    #201 -- Maury, come sit by me and we’ll really talk!
    Did you think I was negative about DK? A bit puzzled here.
    Love, ALICE

  • amy gurchi says:

    Oh my! Costello has so far gotten as many comments in here as La Voce usually gets when her name is mentioned. Great freeforall on many angles of singing. I suddenly thought of Jimmy Roselli, who griped for years that he could have been a big Star, but Sinatra would not let anyone book him outside Jersey lounges. I found a lp of his songs once, and Frank was onto something. Jimmy was a good lounge singer,which is just fine, but he did not have a Star voice.

  • Charlie B says:

    btw, how old is Costello?

  • wotan_in_inman says:

    Oh, the hell with Costello. Have you seen the new ON? Alek Shrader has D I M P L E S ! ! ! ! That’s all he needs to be the next big tenor.