Monday, November 22, 2004

Today's Entertainment Trivia

You may have heard of Efrem Zimbalist Jr. (1917 - ), who starred in two successful TV series: 77 Sunset Strip (1958-64) and The FBI (1965-74). Did you know that he is the son of concert violinist Efrem Zimbalist Sr. (1889-1985) and opera singer Alma Gluck (1884-1938). Here's Gluck:

And here are links to RealAudio tracks of two of Gluck's recordings:

Charpentier, Louise, "Depuis le jour" (Rec: 23 January 1913)

Rimsky-Korsakov, The Tsar's Bride, "Liuba's Air " (Rec: 31 December 1913)