Death of a label owner

April 13, 2018 by norman lebrecht


We hear sad news of the passing of  Pierre Barbier, founder of the Praga and Praga Digitalis labels and a huge enthusiast for Czech music.

He was also a prolific critic for Diapason.

Comments (2)

  1. Jean says:

    Sad news. Praga Digitals was an excellent label. I particularly value my copy of Mravinsky conducting Sibelius.

  2. JoBe says:

    Yes, it was a good label. Good editions of Kondrashin conducting Shostakovich and of Mravinsky conducting Prokofiev, too.

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