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Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Singer, writer and teacher
Location New York, NY, United States
Interests Opera, Art Song, Classical Music, Children's Books, Cooking, Fabulous Friends
Favorite Movies Cries and Whispers (almost any Bergman, actually), Les Enfants du Paradis, Now Voyager, Das Leben von Anderen, Armée des Ombres, Dogville, Applause (early talkie with Helen Morgan), any Cocteau, anything with Susan Hayward, Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Lilli Palmer, Simone Signoret or Irene Dunne (jeez, how gay can you get?)... whatever movie I just saw last week, provided it was a good one (yesterday it was Manhattan)
Favorite Music Eclectic... Verdi, Schubert, Maria Callas, Claudia Muzio, Lotte Lehmann, Jussi Bjoerling, Fritz Wunderlich, Lisa Della Casa, Gundula Janowitz, Judy Garland, Edith Piaf, Dusty Springfield, Annie Lennox, Cyndi Lauper, Bonnie Raitt, Trisha Yearwood, you name it and I'll tell you if I like it or not!
Favorite Books Anything and everything by Dawn Powell or Paula Fox, The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton, Nights in the Gardens of Brooklyn by Harvey Swados, A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole, The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro, Dear Mrs. LaRue (Letters from Obedience School) by Mark Teague, McTeague by Frank Norris, The Awakening by Kate Chopin

The hair from your last haircut ... what would it say about your new style?

You certainly went to an extreme this time, leaving almost all of me on the floor!