The Donkey that outsang Domingo: How Pollyanne was saved from the salami factory to star at the Royal Opera House
JOHN MCLAREN: How extraordinary it is that the pretty little donkey I first saw cowering at the back of a market pen, and saved from slaughter, is now an established star of the Royal Opera House.
Children's Song Robin in the Rain; WHO Wrote It? Was It a Scranton Native? I Need Your Help!
"Robin in the Rain" sung by Raffi Written by Claire Senior Burke... OR was it Brychan B. Powell of Scranton, PA? A few days ago I received an email from a school board member in Toronto about the true authorship of the children's song titled Robin in the Rain, which became popular by singer Raffi. 99% of the websites and resources I've researched (including Popular Song Index, as well as the CD booklets of CDs in the Lackawanna County Children's Library that feature the song) credit the sole…