Special issue for Veronica: "Cat Duet" Gioacchino Rossini, who sang two wonderful singers - soprano Dame Felicity Lott and mezzo Ann Murray.
And again - this time for all (there's a lot of cats):
Queen of the Night's aria from "The Magic Flute" by Mozart performed by Florence Foster.
This lady was born in Pennsylvania in 1868 As a child she took singing lessons and seriously dreamed of a career of opera singer. Her father refused to pay for music education young Florence, and she fled to Philadelphia with Frank Thornton Jenkins, whom she married soon. In 1909 her father died and she inherited his very considerable fortune. Finally she could devote himself to music career - from which it is very discouraging and relatives, and spouses. Since 1912 she gives recitals. Mother's death in 1928 gave her additional money, which she also devoted his musical life.
She soon became very popular because the audience wildly amusing at concerts Mrs. Forster. She herself was very pleased with their successes in the musical field - in particular, in 1943, when her taxi collided with another vehicle, she discovered that he could "take note of another phase higher than before!
As a result, his career reached its climax in 1944 when she gave a solo concert at Carnegie Hall. She died a month after this concert.
It should be noted that some argue that all 32 года pevchekoy career of Florence Foster - is a gigantic hoax