Amazon.com Widgets

« Why would reading the Bible make you an atheist? | Main | Swallows »

Fry is going to burn in hell for being so reasonable, decent, honest and humane.


 

Comments

I never realized how crooked his nose was.

It is, very.

I agree with this so much - mostly from the spiritual and philosophical standing. Too bad that Fry includes Mozart in the patronage ramble, though. Mozart never did have a steady gig with a royal patron like Joseph Haydn and those before them. Mozart wanted to work for the court in Mannheim, but Wolfie was somewhat of a flake (there have been guesses that he was a touretter). He had sponsors here and there, but nothing steady. To some degree Beethoven took that as a cue and avoided working for a single royal patron, but he gladly took commissions from dukes and the like. Now patrons are split among colleges and universities, symphony and opera companies, and grant givers.

Navigation

Support this site

Google Ads


Powered by Movable Type Pro

Copyright © 2002-2017 Norman Jenson

Contact


Commenting Policy

note: non-authenticated comments are moderated, you can avoid the delay by registering.

Random Quotation

Individual Archives

Monthly Archives