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Classical Notes: December 2, 2009 Archive

Using Handel to get out of a tight situation

Posted at 9:00 AM on December 2, 2009 by Alison Young
Filed under: Fun finds

An 80-year-old ex-chorister put his pipes to good use, singing the "Halleluiah Chorus" to get the attention of someone who might help him out while he was in the hospital.

Thanks to Jeff Esworthy for sharing this and making me laugh this morning!