Delilah and Dalila

One of Jon Vickers’s greatest roles was in Samson et Dalila by Saint-Saens.  So of course his death brought to mind Florence + The Machine’s song Delilah from their excellent new album “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful”:

If that’s not to your taste, here is Vickers again:


1 thought on “Delilah and Dalila

  1. I’ll pass on Florence + The Machine. But I will take the liberty of recommending the DVD of Peter Grimes. Vickers, Royal Opera and Colin Davis at the helm. One of the greatest operas of the 20th Century and that century’s pre-eminent tenor.


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