Bert Kaempfert surrounded by his album covers
Keith Chaffee, October 11, 2019

Bert Kaempfert was born on October 16, 1923. In the 1960s, Kaempfert was one of the last great stars of the easy listening genre, leading his band in smooth instrumental music that mixed pre-rock Tin Pan Alley, international folk music, and occasional touches of jazz.

Detail of a Wonder Woman illustration by Nicola Scott
Madeline Peña, July 29, 2017

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