Jim Steinman, ‘Bat Out of Hell’ Songwriter, Dies at 73

The rocker Meat Loaf’s interpretations of Mr. Steinman’s songs became one of the biggest-selling albums of…

Jim Steinman, hitmaker for Meat Loaf, Celine Dion, Bonnie Tyler, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Steinman, the Grammy-winning composer who wrote Meat Loaf’s best-selling “Bat Out…

‘Peter Grimes’ Sails on Choppy Seas of Brexit and the Pandemic

In Madrid, the British singers welcomed the chance to perform in a major “Peter Grimes” production…

The Importance of Friendship for Alzheimer’s Patients

Abbe Smerling and Judy Roeder, close friends for 30 years, raised their children, vacationed and celebrated…

Taylor Swift’s Rerecorded ‘Fearless’ Is the Year’s Biggest Debut So Far

In the summer of 2019, after Taylor Swift’s first six albums were sold as part of…

Career Reboot: A Music Director Gets an M.B.A. to Land a Job at Ford

Mitchell Owens was working as the music director for a number of Catholic churches near Milwaukee…

‘American Idol’ local singers: Grace Kinstler opens with ‘Happy,’ Beane had ‘the time of his life’

Massachusetts has had solid representation in this season of “American Idol,” but now the delegation is…

Black Rob, Rapper Known for His Hit Single ‘Whoa!,’ Dies at 52

Robert Ross, the rapper known as Black Rob, whose husky, seen-it-all voice powered turn-of-the-millennium hits like…

Female Face Shaving Is More Common Than You Think

Off Brand is a column that delves into trends in fashion and beauty. BROOKLYN Horne, 23,…

Gustavo Dudamel Hasn’t Conducted Much Opera. That’s OK.

Historically, European opera houses were the traditional training grounds for young conductors of all kinds. Before…