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Subject: Re: OPERA/Lanza
From: donald kane <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:donald kane <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:40:50 -0500
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Good for you Miguel; you've proven that even David Shengold can make a
mistake.

For myself, I must say that I think the response you got concerning Lanza
was correct, but that they ought to have said the same thing about Bocelli.

dtmk


On Wed, Nov 23, 2016 at 11:39 AM, Miguel A De Virgilio <
[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> David,
>
> You completely misunderstood my E-Mail
> I never said  I contacted Mr Rosenthal
> I contacted  the current editor of OPERA
>
> Miguel de Virgilio ,an OPERA  contributor (with letters LOL )
>
> From: David Shengold [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 8:01 AM
> To: Miguel A De Virgilio <[log in to unmask]>; Opera-L <
> [log in to unmask]>
> Subject: OPERA/Lanza
>
>
> Miguel, sorry, but this makes no sense. Harold Rosenthal, the OPERA
> Editor in 1958, died in 1987, before Bocelli was even performing.
>
> BTW, OPERA started print in 1950.
>
> -David Shengold ( an OPERA contributor)
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Miguel A De Virgilio
> Sent: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 9:29 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Opera News Online and OPERA magazine
>
> Simon,
> I've been a subscriber to OPERA for the last 40 years. I have a question
> for
> you.
> I'm a fan of Mario Lanza and wonder why OPERA never reviewed  one of his
> recitals/concerts.
> In 1958 Lanza gave a concert at the Albert Hall and OPERA Didn't " review
> it
> !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
> I wrote a letter to the OPERA editor asking why, and his response was
> "Lanza
> was not a bonafide Opera singer"
> I wrote him back and said "Neither is Bocelli and you reviewed his concert"
> Never got an answer back
> Best regards
> Miguel de Virgilio
>

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