Viewpoint

Viewpoint: Unfailing Good Cheer

by F. PAUL DRISCOLL

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Schmidt in 1935, with fellow tenor Richard Tauber conducting
© T. P./Lebrecht Music & Arts 2013
The first time I heard the voice of tenor Joseph Schmidt was in a record store in Dublin in 1987. I was not in a particularly good mood that morning, but when I heard the distinctive Schmidt sound fly...

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