Musicologist, translator and above all critic Andrew Porter has died. He was 86. Read more »
The American mezzo-soprano and impresario died today in San Jose after a
long brief illness. She was 89. [San Francisco Chronicle]
La Cieca has just heard the sad news that the beloved soprano Licia Albanese died earlier this evening. She was 101.
The legendary and beloved Italian tenor died earlier today. He was 90.
The prolific American conductor and composer died earlier today in Virginia.
Italian conductor Claudio Abbado, former musical director of La Scala, has died at the age of 80.
Operetta and film star Marta Eggerth died yesterday in New York. She was 101.