Rescue me

I have never thought of Franz Joseph Haydn as heroic. Yet he gallantly came to my rescue twice today. Haydn was a brilliant classical composer, leading the way in the development of things we take so much for granted in music these days, such as the symphony; string quartets; and sonatas. He was a friend…

Who’s the Daddy?

What must it be like to be the son of a very famous father? Especially when you are trying to make your way in the very same field. I remember reading an interview on this subject with the author Nick Harkaway when he published his first novel, The Gone-Away World. His father? John Le Carre.…