Etiqueta: singers

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‘I haven’t been paid a cent’: Jerusalema singer’s claim stirs row in South Africa

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While her haunting vocals on the global hit song Jerusalema continue to reverberate around the world, the South African singer Nomcebo Zikode claims she is yet to receive any money for her work. The singer took to soc...

Can opera singers act – or do they just wave their arms around like traffic cops?

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I had coffee recently with King Lear and Goneril. To be more precise, with John Tomlinson and Susan Bullock, who play these roles in a brand new production of Shakespeare’s tragedy – one to be staged at the Grange fes...

CCTV footage appears to challenge singer’s claims in Star of David row

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CCTV footage published in the German media appears not to show the Star of David pendant that a Jewish German singer alleged a Leipzig hotel had told him to “put away” before he would be allowed to check in. In an emo...

Coroner to alert hospital chiefs after singer’s suicide talk regarded as flippant

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A coroner will write to hospital bosses over his concerns about a ward where a talented singer died after her reference to killing herself was taken as a flippant comment. Mina Topley-Bird, the 24-year-old daughter of...

Laura Nyro: the phenomenal singers’ singer the 60s overlooked

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Whatever role Laura Nyro chose to play – earth mother, soul sister, angel of the Bronx subways – she committed to it. With a soaring, open-hearted voice and ingeniously crafted compositions, Nyro transformed a range o...

Pervis Staples, Staple Singers co-founder, muere envejecido 85

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Pervis Staples, who co-founded the gospel group the Staple Singers, ha muerto envejecido 85. He died on 6 Mayo, a representative confirmed to Rolling Stone. No cause of death was given. His sister, Mavis Staples, told the mag...

R Kelly associate jailed for intimidating singer’s accuser with arson attack

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Michael Williams, an associate of disgraced R&B star R Kelly, has been sentenced to eight years in prison after intimidating an accuser in Kelly’s trial for sexual abuse. Williams, a relative of a former publicist...

Respuesta de los lectores: why don’t opera singers deafen each other?

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Why don’t opera singers deafen each other? They’re singing loud enough to be heard in the back row, yet they are right in each other’s ears. Brian Dermody, Blessington, Co Wicklow Send new questions to nq@theguardian....