As the blog passesviews I'm delighted that so many people have come by and hope it will help preserve the legacy of this fine actor and equally good man. Eleanor Parker was dubbed the woman of a Thousand Faces for her on screen versatility and has worked in almost 50 feature films and has had scores of roles on television programs and has worked on a few stage plays too; probably her most famous role was as Baroness Elsa Schraeder, the second female lead in the Oscar-winning smash hit, and still celebrated, The Sound of Music. Along with many other actresses of the s, s and s, Eleanor Parker will always be one of my favorites. Notify me of new posts via email. The radio programme is based around celebrities choosing their favourite pieces of classical music and, picking the slow movement of Mozart's piano concerto number 20 in D minor, Sir Roger, a father of three, explained: That performance hit me in the gut.
When I was eight, an uncle, great uncle, gave a violin to me and my father took me off to have lessons.
Christopher Plummer, Julie Andrews honour Eleanor Parker
I just watched it for the first time the other night, I was giggling pretty much throught the entire picture. How gangs of trafficked 'African prostitutes' and their pickpocket masters rule the streets of While a love of classical music has been a thread running through much of the actor's life, one of his biggest regrets is giving up on his desire to play the violin, which he began lessons at a young age. Eleanor Parker, a star of film, television and the Broadway stage died on December 9, of complications from pneumonia. After picking the opening of Tchaikovsky's violin concerto in D as one of his pieces because of his 'real passion for strings', he said: