The 32-year-old princess Marschallin has spent a passionate night with 17-year-old Octavian. She then hooks him up with someone his own age. Tad racy, nicht wahr?
From Sep. 12, 1987 to May 24, 2008 it’s the scene of 1093 episodes of syndicated TV show Showtime at the Apollo. The show’s guest hosts introduce America to hundreds of acts. It’s back in 2012 on Black Entertainment Television with Jamie Foxx as the host.
( Website ) ~ Howard Theatre
ALL the big-name singers had a run at Bart Howard‘s 1954 song (dozens of them! Kaye Ballard was the first), but it is one of Glen Miller‘s boys, Bronx composer, arranger, pianist Joe Harnell(*), who gets it highest on the charts.
After the war, Harnel studied composing under Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein. His bossa nova arrangement of Fly Me to the Moon flies Joe and his orchestra to US#14. In addition it wins a Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental. In 1973 Harnell moves to Hollywood to author film and TV scores, winning a 1986 Emmy for mini-series V.