Music world reacts to death of Ray Manzarek

Raymond Daniel Manzarek February 12, 1939 – May 20, 2013 I can’t believe it. My sincere condolences to Ray’s family and friends. Thank you for all the awesome music Ray. You enriched so many lives with your extraordinary talent. RIP Homages from around the web View this post on Instagram #raymanzarek #whisjeyagogo A post shared by RobertContinue reading “Music world reacts to death of Ray Manzarek”

What happens to abandoned chapels in Père Lachaise?

Translated from French, Les chapelles du Père-Lachaise revivent. By Oihana Gabriel. 20 Minutes. Web. 31 October 2012. A second wind for chapels in Père Lachaise Along the tree-lined paths of Père Lachaise (20th), many funerary chapels are showing signs of cracks and rust. But this year, the cemetery is testing an innovative solution: Funerary chapels thatContinue reading “What happens to abandoned chapels in Père Lachaise?”

When idol worship leads to desecration

An interesting article, despite several inaccuracies (see footnotes). English translation below. L'HISTOIRE DU JOUR | La délinquance par amour des vedettes ou quand l'adoration mène à la profanation. — franceinfo (@franceinfo) March 18, 2013 English translation When idol worship leads to desecration Claude François’* family is going to press charges for vandalism. Located atContinue reading “When idol worship leads to desecration”

Meanwhile, in London… Freddie Mercury

Is this Freddie Mercury's final resting place? Mystery of Queen legend's ashes could finally be solved – — Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) February 25, 2013 Update Freddie Mercury mystery: Plaque dedicated to Queen singer at cemetery goes missing — Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) March 5, 2013