Tuesday, February 03, 2009

The day the music was born

I was always told that 3rd February was the day the music died. [Thanks Don.] But I only discovered a few weeks ago that it is also the day that Felix Mendelssohn was born 200 hundred years ago in 1809.

Now I like Buddy Holly's music very much, but I do think Mendelssohn eclipses him somewhat. I hope to remember that this is his birthday from now on.

Wedding March, anyone?

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