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Arvo Pärt is honoured with Pope’s theology prize

September 27, 2017 by norman lebrecht

4 comments.


The Estonian composer, 81, has been awarded the Vatican’s Ratzinger Prize for outstanding achievement in theology.

He shares the 50,000 Euros with an academic theologian from Bonn and a Lutheran from Strasbourg.

Pope Francis will make the presentation on November 18.

 


Comments (4)

  1. Ungeheuer says:

    “The Estonian composer, 81, has been awarded the Vatican’s <> Prize for outstanding achievement in minimalist-<> musical theology.”

  2. Ungeheuer says:

    Let’s try this again. “The Estonian composer, 81, has been awarded the Vatican’s Ratzinger Prize for outstanding achievement in minimalist-fascist musical theology.”

    1. John Borstlap says:

      This is entirely crazy & beneath contempt.

  3. Dafydd says:

    Fascist?


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