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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.
March 19, 2000 |
From the time he was old enough to walk, Joel Weiss has played sports. He was a wide receiver catching passes from quarterback Ryan McCann at Agoura High in 1995. He was Agoura's shooting guard making three-pointers his senior basketball season in 1996. UCLA and USC didn't come calling, but Weiss decided that didn't mean his athletic career had to end. He enrolled at Lehigh, an NCAA Division I-AA football school in Bethlehem, Pa.
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.