The modern history of opera can be divided into before and after Luciano Pavarotti. In a wide-ranging interview, Nicoletta Mantovani, Pavarotti’s widow, opens up about his lesser-known attributes.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was warmly received in Washington where he was accorded a rare honor to address a Joint Session of Congress.
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Norwegian diplomat turned lawmaker left his job – and went without pay for 18 months – before winning a contested primary, and ultimately the election.
The Amsterdam-based radio DJ Bart Plantenga has played yodeling – in all musical genres – on his show since the late-1980s. He has even published two books on it, YODEL-AY-EE-OOOO: The Secret History of Yodeling Around the World and Yodel in HiFi, which, in the process, has gained him some notoriety: he’s the world’s leading expert on yodeling.