Classical Music's Greatest Love Stories, On And Offstage

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NAu1mS2QsQ Classical music has plenty of infamous fictional couples: Dido and Aeneas, Mimì and Rodolfo, and of course, Romeo and Juliet. "The thing about fictional love stories in music is that, especially in opera, most of them end very badly, you know, with the lovers singing heartrending arias just before they die," says Miles Hoffman, The American Chamber Players founder and violinist and professor at the Schwob School of Music. "But in real life, there have been tons of musical couples who've fallen in love and lived happily ever after — or at least happily for a long while." Before there was Sid and Nancy or Kurt and Courtney, there was Robert and Clara. In the spirit of Valentine's Day, Morning Edition host...

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Classical Music's Greatest Love Stories, On And Offstage

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