"First of all, at every concert, I always think -- this could be my last. Therefore, I will give it everything I have."
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(Operetta great Marta Eggerth died at her Rye, N.Y. home on December 26th at 101. This blog was posted as she neared her centennial birthday in 2012.)...
There's no denying either the sheer beauty of Eggerth's singing or the overwhelming accomplishments of a (so far) 90-year career.
Was it a deal with the devil that made this young Korean-American superstar become so incredibly talented? Was it the training from Itzhak Perlman? No explanation suffices.
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