The Glory Of The Human Voice

June 10, 2011


She and Johnny Tolengo are made for each other.

‘In A Faust Travesty’… travesty being the operative word.

Sell the gown and wings and buy some voice lessons if you’re that insecure, Flo.

Christopher Says:

You’ve heard this person, right?
Florence Foster Jenkins (July 19, 1868 – November 26, 1944) was an American soprano who became famous for her complete lack of rhythm, pitch, tone, and overall singing ability.

If it wasn’t for Autotune they’d be saying the same about Kanye.

Pat Harrington Says:

In the summer of 1980, Madonna bought the costume featured on the cover art of thi salbum for about $39 at a yard sale. She later wore it during a concet tour in the mid-90s; and just this past year Madge sold the entire outfit (sans chapeau) to Lady Gaga for $1.75 Million.

Mark in DC Says:

If you haven’t heard her, please look her up on YouTube. She is amazing in there is nothing pleasant about her voice. She had no business near an audience. Her story is remarkable also; an heiress who dedicated her life to music education for the underprivileged. So beloved was she that when she sold out Carnegie Hall (she “four walled” the room), patrons were stuffing clothing into their mouths to keep from laughing lest they hurt her feelings. A true original, sometimes referred to as the Grandmother of Outsider Music.

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