Okay, I know, enough with NPR’s Picture Show…but they’re having a really good week, what can I say? Check out Photos Of A Family Dream: Opera Houses Around The World if you don’t believe me.
"Anton Gutman dreamed of being a singer. Trained after WWII by a famous operatic tenor, he hoped that with proper training he might one day travel the world like his Swedish contemporary, the acclaimed Jussi Bjorling. But Gutman had neither Bjorling’s luck nor his larynx… Today, echoes of Gutman’s voice and dreams resound in his grandson’s photographs. Bjorling Larynx shows empty opera houses from around the world…”