Italy loses an organ to fire

Italy loses an organ to fire


norman lebrecht

July 21, 2020

A fire in the Chiesa Madre in Favara, Sicily, has destroyed the historic organ.

The cause is thought to have been an electrical fault.


  • fflambeau says:

    Organs seem to be hot these days.

    Put extra guards on valuable ones.

  • PMHohio says:

    Sad. Just like Notre Dame? Interesting…. And a church in France had same misfortune last week. God help the world.

    • Jack says:

      While much is not known, Notre Dame’s organ was not engulfed in the flames. Hopes persist that it can eventually be restored

  • - says:

    horror. why can t we protect our culture ..