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May 20, 2012
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau Renowned baritone championed German lieder Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, 86, a renowned baritone who led a worldwide revival in popularity for German lieder, died in his sleep Friday at his home in the southern German city of Starnberg, his family said. The respected interpreter of classical art songs and opera performed for more than five decades primarily on European stages while also touring worldwide and recording extensively. He became best known for his renditions of songs by Franz Schubert and Gustav Mahler.
May 20, 1992 |
Hey, it was only a coin toss. That little pregame ceremony that precedes every football game. Nothing to get stressed about. But, hey, this was the Angelus League. Greg Willig, St. Paul High School's quarterback, had only one thought at that moment in 1987: heads or tails. He was being introduced to the Bishop Amat captains when . . . WHAM-O . "This little guy from Bishop Amat hit me," said Willig, who will be a senior this fall at Rice. "There were no words, he just threw a punch.
March 26, 1998
Thousand Oaks Head Coach Chuck Brown Assistants: Dave Detmer, Tom Strasburger, Steve Waters. The last of Brown's 16 seasons as Thousand Oaks coach may have been one of his most satisfying. The Lancers finished 18-7 and claimed their third consecutive Marmonte League co-championship despite having no players average at least 10 points.
February 4, 1993 |
Heading West: Actor and cult figure David Drake will open in his Off-Broadway hit "The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me," May 13 at the Tiffany Theatre in West Hollywood for an eight-week run. Written and performed by Drake, the show, still running at the Perry Street Playhouse in New York, is a series of incisive vignettes dissecting contemporary gay life and culture that have brought Drake to national attention. Chuck Brown directs.
February 19, 1993
The Thousand Oaks High girls' basketball team will travel to Palmdale to play the Falcons in a second-round game of the Southern Section Division I-A playoffs at 5 p.m. today. The Lancers (26-0), two-time defending Division I-A champions, originally were scheduled to play host to Palmdale on Saturday, but when Coach Chuck Brown took a team vote Thursday, Friday narrowly won out.
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January 19, 1990
Three people were wounded by gunfire Thursday evening during a robbery at a pizzeria in South Los Angeles, police said. The victims, whose names were not released, were shot about 5:30 p.m. when the robber fired his 9-millimeter pistol indiscriminately into a crowd inside Jino's Pizza at 8715 S. Western Ave., investigators said. One person was shot in the hip, another in the leg and a third in the foot, Sgt. Chuck Brown said. All were taken to Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center.