Mrs Lee's Xmas Carols n Pops:
ii) A grand-daughter of Mrs Lee also mentioned that they both had the same taste for a certain detective novelist and a male pop singer, Dorothy Sayers and Frank Sinatra (right).
*About Kiri Te Kanawa:
Although she became 'internationally acclaimed as one of the most famous opera stars of the century', she was able to sing in a different musical style and come together in a programme of romantic songs.
The selection included some 70s songs: The Long And Winding Road, Pieces Of April, The Rose, We're All Alone, He Was Beautiful and Love Song. It was a Kiwi-Pacific Recording completed at Mandrill Studios in Auckland, NZ and EMI at Abbey Road, London.
Much has been written about Sinatra, so do look him up on the Web and rather than list the numbers that he recorded, here are a few of his more obscure songs. Unless you are a Sinatra die-hard, you might not know any of them. But they are only some of his greatest hits.
Read about Sinatra in Singapore on a posting about Larry Lai : Sunday, June 06, 2010: Naturally BBC: English Gentleman Without The Stiff Upper Lip - Larry Lai Interview - (Part II)
i/ii) Information: The Straits Times. October 5th, 2010. Pg: A6.