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Posted By: Steve Shaw
11-Mar-16 - 08:38 PM
Thread Name: Obit: George Martin (1926-2016)
Subject: RE: Obit: George Martin (1926-2016)
He was brilliant. Another brilliant man died a few days earlier, Nikolaus Harnoncourt. His projects and performances in classical music never acquiesced in received wisdom, and he was totally against the cult of the terrorist-conductor as personified by Karajan and Szell.