Maestro Christopher Hogwood dies

(AGI) - Rome, Sept. 24 - British conductor, musicologist andharpsichordist Christopher Hogwood has died at age 73 after along illness. He died peacefully surrounded by his family athis home in Cambridge. Known also as the "von Karajan ofancient music", Hogwood also had a passion for Carl PhilippEmanuel Bach (son of the great Johan Sebastian Bach) and GeorgFriedrich Haendel as well as the neo-classical school ofStravinsky, Britten and Copland. . .

(AGI) - Rome, Sept. 24 - British conductor, musicologist andharpsichordist Christopher Hogwood has died at age 73 after along illness. He died peacefully surrounded by his family athis home in Cambridge. Known also as the "von Karajan ofancient music", Hogwood also had a passion for Carl PhilippEmanuel Bach (son of the great Johan Sebastian Bach) and GeorgFriedrich Haendel as well as the neo-classical school ofStravinsky, Britten and Copland. . .