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Birth Certificate

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia once told me my baby would never be president. Imagine how that feels. It was the spring of 1988 and we were attending a fundraising dinner for the Washington Opera, where my husband Francois was … Continue reading

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Figaro, part two

Now where did I leave off with “The Marriage of Figaro”? Let’s see:¬†writing in English about an opera sung in Italian, composed¬†by an Austrian, based on a French play which is set in Spain. Yep. But first, a word to … Continue reading

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Figaro, part one

Attracting attention is easier than holding it: thus the challenge for a second blog post. Still, I must make the effort: I owe it to my fan!* ** [*ironical reference, for those readers who take everything literally, see the world … Continue reading

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