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The subject of Zsolt Bognar’s 50th episode of Living the Classical Life is Robert White, a versatile singer who toured as a child performer to earn money for his family, made his Carnegie Hall debut with Leonard Bernstein in 1959 and premiered a Hindemith opera with the composer.
‘In growing up, I got very bitten by the classical music bug,’ he relates. ‘And I’ve never stopped.’
At 81, he remains a brilliant teacher, mimic and raconteur.