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    He studied with Egon Petri (a pupil of Busoni, and a great pianist himself). Borge received a first-rate musical education and was trained as a concert pianist, but his career later evolved into comedy after a successful performance at the Bing Crosby's radio show in the forties.
     
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    I've recently discovered this on YT, which is quite a glimpse of how Italy was between 50s and 60s, when after-war industrialization boomed and people moved from countryside to big city. The song is sung in Genoan dialect, which strikingly sounds similar to Portuguese. Very typical also at the end when in the shop it's the husband who decides to buy but it's the wife who speaks to the salesman (since the fridge is a domestic appliance)... By the way, my parents-in-law bought their first fridge fifty years ago and it is still working (the make is Zoppas).
     
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    I've seen few threads go so wildly OT as this one.....
     
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    :lol: :lol: :lol:
    Indeed this thread includes apart from the original topic (a meeting for piano duet of Andreas and Chris):
    Windsurfing,
    Planning a meeting of Alfonso and me,
    Peg-Perego,
    Monica's sons,
    Victor Borge,
    Grolsch vs Heineken
    and refrigerators :D
     
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    Not to mention that my wife and daughter's new mobile phones are both Samsung, and so is my all-in one laserprinter. Together we unite to keep Korea in business :lol:
     
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    You could possibly add: weight loss

    but Mr. Chris didn't answer my OT question :?
     
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    Oh, ok then. No I am not losing any more, not being as fanatical about it as I was for a while. In fact, slowly gaining again so I'll need to watch it. Ah, the good life.... I guess it's the running and fitnessing that saves me from getting fat again. In a while, I may be windsurfing again too - bought a new mast so I should be ready to go.
     

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