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Florence Birdwell, Singing Teacher to Broadway Stars, Dies at 96

Florence Birdwell, Singing Teacher to Broadway Stars, Dies at 96

Florence Birdwell, Singing Teacher to Broadway Stars, Dies at 96 Florence Birdwell, Singing Teacher to Broadway Stars, Dies at 96 Florence Birdwell, an inspiring voice teacher whose many students included the Tony Award-winning musical stars Kelli O’Hara and Kristin Chenoweth, died on Feb. 15 in Yukon, Okla. She was 96. Her death, in an assisted living facility, was confirmed by …

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A Battle of Singing Stars,With Wings and Feathers

A Battle of Singing Stars,With Wings and Feathers

A Battle of Singing Stars,With Wings and Feathers A Battle of Singing Stars,With Wings and Feathers PARAMARIBO, Suriname — Every Sunday just after dawn, while much of the city sleeps, a group of men gather on the overgrown lawn of a public park in a quiet neighborhood in the capital of Suriname, South America’s smallest country. They huddle together, and …

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Singing My Dad Back to Me

Singing My Dad Back to Me

Singing My Dad Back to Me Singing My Dad Back to Me As the months of quarantine dragged on, I worried that he might not remember who I was when he saw me again. Desperate to reach him, unable to touch him, I videotaped myself singing “Summertime” from the show “Porgy and Bess,” the same song I sang to my …

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Mac Davis, Pop and Country Singing Star, Is Dead at 78

Mac Davis, Pop and Country Singing Star, Is Dead at 78

Mac Davis, Pop and Country Singing Star, Is Dead at 78 Mac Davis, Pop and Country Singing Star, Is Dead at 78 NASHVILLE — Mac Davis, the pop-country crossover star who wrote hits for Elvis Presley and had a No. 1 pop single of his own with “Baby Don’t Get Hooked on Me,” died on Tuesday at a hospital here. …

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Singing Dogs Re-emerge From Extinction for Another Tune

Singing Dogs Re-emerge From Extinction for Another Tune

Singing Dogs Re-emerge From Extinction for Another Tune Singing Dogs Re-emerge From Extinction for Another Tune The New Guinea Singing Dog, a dingo-like animal with a unique howling style, was considered extinct in the wild. But scientists reported Monday that the dogs live on, based on DNA collected by an intrepid and indefatigable field researcher. Their analysis, published in Proceedings …

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Trini Lopez, Singing Star Who Mixed Musical Styles, Dies at 83

Trini Lopez, Singing Star Who Mixed Musical Styles, Dies at 83

Trini Lopez, Singing Star Who Mixed Musical Styles, Dies at 83 Trini Lopez, Singing Star Who Mixed Musical Styles, Dies at 83 His groundbreaking mix of sounds connected with listeners right from the start, with his debut album, “Live at PJ’s,” recorded at a popular Los Angeles nightclub and released in 1963. The disc went gold, fueled by the success …

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Singing, Dancing, Knife Fighting

How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Singing, Dancing, Knife Fighting

How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Singing, Dancing, Knife Fighting How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Singing, Dancing, Knife Fighting When actor training migrated online, our reporter gave herself two weeks to learn as many theater skills — and knife skills — as she could. Source link

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Canada’s Sparrows Are Singing a New Song. You’ll Hear It Soon.

Canada’s Sparrows Are Singing a New Song. You’ll Hear It Soon.

Canada’s Sparrows Are Singing a New Song. You’ll Hear It Soon. Canada’s Sparrows Are Singing a New Song. You’ll Hear It Soon. But as in the human world, those who mix novelty with familiarity occasionally find success, and their new song circulates through a particular community. Usually, it stays there, and Dr. Otter and his colleagues figured this was happening …

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A Singing Xi Jinping Look-Alike Battles the Censors in China

A Singing Xi Jinping Look-Alike Battles the Censors in China

A Singing Xi Jinping Look-Alike Battles the Censors in China A Singing Xi Jinping Look-Alike Battles the Censors in China The long stares and startled whispers — Is that him? — begin as soon as Liu Keqing, an imposing Chinese baritone, enters any room in China. With a square face, closely cropped black hair and a portly figure, Mr. Liu …

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