Monthly Archives: May 2014

Gunnar Björnstrand, his greatest roles, Winter Light

A tribute to the great Swedish actor Gunnar Björnstrand! Now we are going to talk about Gunnar Björnstrand’s extraordinary performance in Ingmar Bergman’s classic”Winter Light”.   Winter Light (Nattvardsgästerna, literally “The Communicants”) is a 1962 Swedish drama film written and … Continue reading

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Gunnar Björnstrand, his greatest roles, The Seventh Seal

As I said at the beginning of this month, the great Swedish actor Gunnar Björnstrand is the man of this month. Let’s talk about Gunnar Björnstrand’s extraordinary performance in Ingmar Bergman’s classic “The Seventh Seal” (Det sjunde inseglet).   Gunnar … Continue reading

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Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Un día como hoy pero de 1925 nace el gran barítono Alemán Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau fue considero por muchos expertos como el mejor cantante de Lieder de todo el siglo XX. Como dijo Nicolás Alvarado, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau fue admirado … Continue reading

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Wagner, 201 Anniversary!

Today, May 22th, is the 201 anniversary of the birth of Richard Wagner! Richard Wagner is a giant of the opera he was the most important figure of the history of music in the XIX century. He was a musicla … Continue reading

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Día internacional de los Museos, museos de México

Hoy, 18 de Mayo es el día internacional de los Museos! Vamos hacer una lista de nuestros museos favoritos! El Museo Nacional de Antropología e Historia, el máximo museo más importante de México, alberga la colección más importante y grande … Continue reading

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Alfonso Reyes, 125 aniversario

Este 17 de Mayo conmemoramos el 125 aniversario del natalicio de Alfonso Reyes, el regiomontano Universal. Alfonso Reyes, junto con Octavio Paz es el Mexicano más admirado y respetado en el círculo intelectual de México y América Latina. La Facultad … Continue reading

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Happy 65th Birthday, Ferruccio Furlanetto!!!

Today, May 16th, is the Birthday of the greatest Operatic Bass of all time, Ferruccio Furlanetto!!! Ferruccio Furlanetto is my all time favorite Opera artist. Ferruccio Furlanetto, Leo Nucci and Plácido Domingo are my 3 all time favorite Opera stars. … Continue reading

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Recordando a Carlos Fuentes

Hoy, recordamos al escritor Mexicano Carlos Fuentes en su segundo aniversario luctuoso. Carlos Fuentes falleció el 15 de Mayo del 2012. Hoy recordamos con cariño y nostalgia a uno de los escritores Mexicanos más importantes del siglo XX. Carlos Fuentes … Continue reading

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The Best of Tchaikovsky and Brahms!!

May is a month that we celebrate the birth of two of the greatest composers of all time, Tchaikovsky and Brahms! Piotr Ilich Tchaikovski was born on May 7th of 1840 and Johannes Brahms was born on May 7th of … Continue reading

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Gunnar Björnstrand, man of the month

Now we are in May 1 and now I am going to name the great Swedish actor Gunnar Björnstrand  as man of the month. An image of Gunnar Björnstrand.   Gunnar Björnstrand was one of the greatest actors ever and … Continue reading

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