Hildegard Behrens 1937 – 2009 Her Life Affirming Art by Brad Kronen February 9th marks the birthday of the renowned opera singer, Hildegard Behrens. The German soprano sang an immense range of roles but was best known for her interpretations of the works by Richard Wagner and Richard Strauss. I wrote the following after learning of Ms. […]Read more "Hildegard Behrens – Her Life Affirming Art"
In May of 1994, a celebrity wedding grabbed the world’s attention due to the union being so drastically different from the Hollywood norm and the press first learning of it after it had already taken place. However when given a closer astrological look, the famed marriage of Michael Jackson, Virgo to Lisa Marie Presley, Aquarius could also be seen as two people caught in the spotlight of fame from an early age simply wanting nothing more than to belong.Read more "When Neverland Merged with Graceland – The Marriage of Michael Jackson & Lisa Marie Presley"
The dichotomy of differences between the personal lives of Abraham Lincoln and his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, made them not only appear truly odd together as a couple, it must additionally be stated neither was the other’s first choice for a romantic partner.
Much like their opposing backgrounds, History has placed nearly every one of President Lincoln’s deeds through a predominantly positive lens, while dualistically the vast majority of his wife’s actions have been put through a filter that’s as unattractive as it is thoroughly negative.
Astrologically, the Lincolns’ historical personae reflect the inherently best and worst aspects of the signs each was born under.Read more "Abraham & Mary Todd Lincoln: Constancy in the face of Dualistic Decimation"
Philip Glass: Music’s New Frontier in the Age of Aquarius by Brad Kronen “And now, South Park Elementary presents the happy, non-offensive, non-denominational Christmas Play, with music and lyrics by New York minimalist composer, Philip Glass!” [Philip Glass moves into position and begins playing keyboards. The curtains draw back, and the kids look out […]Read more "Philip Glass: Music’s New Frontier in the Age of Aquarius"
The Mozarts may not be remembered as one of the greatest romances of all time however their relationship is one of History’s best examples of a Saturnine union bestowed with the gift of constancy. Coupled Constancy, which must be said, ensured some of the most sublime music ever written be made accessible for all the world to hear, now and for generations to come.Read more "Wolfgang & Constanze Mozart – A Union of Unromantic Constancy"
Fiercest of Friends or Isolated Iconoclast?
“Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I, to my friends.”
– Virginia Woolf, Aquarian
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
– Thomas Edison, Aquarian
“True originality consists not in a new manner but in a new vision.”
– Edith Wharton, Aquarian
Leontyne Price: American Diva and Aquarian of Representation Honoring Black History Month and the Birthday of a Vocal Legend by Brad Kronen To represent. Quite a challenge when the action listed above is done in the name of one’s school, one’s state, even one’s country. Imagine doing so for one’s race. When one is given the responsibility […]Read more "Leontyne Price – American Diva and Aquarian of Representation"