Although I prefer other artists and not Picasso I truly admire this quartet by Beethoven. Thanks for sharing it.
In the fall of 1973, one of my heroes died. Pablo Picasso had just hit something like his 90th birthday and then popped off. I got word of his death while watching the news in the basement rec room of the college residence where I stayed. I am not sure it was on the same broadcast, but the bigger news story of the time was the publicity tennis match between Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King. Riggs had bragged that no woman could beat him, and stupidly enough acted like a championship wrestler thumping his chest and boasting of his prowess. It seems to me that the item about the tennis match provoked more of a reaction among my house mates than the passing of the artists who revolutionized the way we look at the world.
The world’s fascination with sports always puzzled me. Why do men sit around drinking…
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