Remembering Wilhelm Furtwängler on the anniversary of his death

On this day (November 30th) Wilhelm Furtwängler died 60 years ago (1954). He was, in my opinion and in the opinion of many others, the greatest conductor of the 20th century - which pretty much means the greatest of all time, since the 20th century was THE century of great symphony conductors. He was especially known …

What would Atticus do?

Several years ago, the acronym WWJD was very popular. People wore bracelets with those four capital letters, which stood for "What Would Jesus Do." I don't see much evidence of that acronym any more. Perhaps it was just a fad - just another marketing ploy to tap into the hearts and desires of millions. An article …