Writings about Music
William and Francis Concur
William Butler Yeats
For words alone are certain good:
Francis Albert Sinatra
The poet's name has eighteen letters, while the saloon singer's name has twenty letters. In-between is nineteen, the favorite number of another magical person, Bob Longhi, who taught me so much about life also applicable to music.
Kinda tying all this together, Bob may well have been descended from Venetian painter, Pietro Longhi, named in a Yeats poem, including Bob and Pietro having similar very distinctive eyebrows.
the Venetian lady
Bob especially enjoyed playing Francis Albert Sinatra albums on Christmas Day.
- Michael Robinson, December 2022, Los Angeles
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Michael Robinson is a Los Angeles-based composer, programmer, jazz pianist and musicologist. His 198 albums include 151 albums for meruvina and 47 albums of piano improvisations. Robinson has been a lecturer at UCLA, Bard College and California State University Long Beach and Dominguez Hills.