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Subject: Re: Helen Traubel reissue
From: David Geary <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:David Geary <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:13:42 +0200

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In her memoires Astrid Varnay doesn't have anything much nice to say
about him. In the english edition she wrote (actually her co-author
suggested the line, but she liked it) "Rudolf Bing, who hadn't exactly
conered the market on the milk of human kindness."
Cyril Ritchard said " Never forget that under that ice-cold exterior
beats a heart of stone."


> All I can say is that if Bing did that during the music - what a prick. 
> He was good to my idol Leonie Rysanek, other than that he seems to have been
> anreal asshole.

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