[ilds] Evgenios Spatharis

gkoger at mindspring.com gkoger at mindspring.com
Sun May 10 17:55:43 PDT 2009


Charles,

Another glass or two, yes, but I'd like to suggest an alternative musical selection, "Memory Motel" by the Stones: "Been a lonely night at the Memory Motel." 

Grove

-----Original Message-----
>From: Charles Sligh <Charles-Sligh at utc.edu>
>Sent: May 10, 2009 7:36 PM
>To: gkoger at mindspring.com, ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>Subject: Re: [ilds] Evgenios Spatharis
>
>gkoger at mindspring.com wrote:
>> AP reports that "puppet master" Evgenios Spatharis has died: 
>>
>> http://www.salon.com/wires/ap/entertainment/2009/05/10/D983JNNO1_eu_greece_obit_evgenios_spatharis/index.html
>>
>>   
>That is sorrowful news, Grove, not only for several generations of 
>Greeks, but also for all Durrellians who spent a starry Corfu night 
>sitting out of doors, lamplit and laughing with Spatharis's dragons and 
>charlatans and fools in 2000.
>
>"History" sometime seems but a record of such losses--to remind us of 
>what great things we forgot we had and did not reckon aright. I suppose 
>that is the sum of /Prospero's Cell/, all things considered. . . .
>
>I will now pour off another glass for Eugenios and listen to Merle 
>Haggard and Willie Nelson.
>
>Charles
>
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