Pope Francis names his favourite pianist

‘I love Mozart performed by Clara Haskil,’ the Pope tells a colloquium of Catholic journos. ‘Mozart fulfils me. But I cannot think about his music; I have to listen to it.’

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    • I couldn’t tell you. I suspect his favourite recording is “Hans Klebnemeyer yodels Beethoven” though.

    • I don’t know, but I once listened to a nice recording of a Schubert mass, conducted by Pope Benedict’s brother, Georg Ratzinger.

  • If only God had given her good health instead of all these debilitating diseases…she was often in great pain. But her Mozart was divine indeed.

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