Today in Music History for Aug. 3: In 1907, Greta Kraus, who became Canada's most outstanding harpsichordist, was born in Vienna. After moving to Canada in 1938 she appeared as a soloist, chamber musician and accompanist in concert and on the CBC. Kraus was still active as late as 1980. She died in 1998. In 1917, Canadian bass Denis Harbour was born in Oka, Que. From 1945 to 1953, he took part in numerous concerts and radio programs in the U.S. Harbour was with the Metropolitan Opera for the 1949-50 season. Toscanini engaged him to sing the role of the King of Egypt in a 1949 NBC broadcast of a concert performance of "Aida." It was later released on record by RCA.
© Pixabay uninhabitable, this house was still sold a small fortune
a unique and atypical house has just been put up for sale in the Yorkshire, at UK. This old cheminot house, inaccessible by car and requiring major work, still sold 360,000 euros (300,000 pounds).
The household seems out of time. The Fisher Hopper real estate agency recently sold a small house in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park in the United Kingdom. Located along a railway line, it served as accommodation for a railway worker, but has long been abandoned, reports the 7sur7 site.
inaccessible by car, the journey requires a quad or a 4х- $. It is also located along one of the main paths of Yorkshire, surveyed each year by nearly 200,000 walkers, notes real estate agency on announcement .
An isolated place to renovate
nicknamed "3 Bleamoor Cottages", the house requires major renovation work. It is not linked to any network, but still represents an "interesting investment", according to real estate agents considering the possibilities of transforming the home into a restaurant, inn or in bed and breakfast.
If the prospect of an isolated house and where everything remains to be done can charm the most entrepreneurs, the price has something to cool. The 3 Bleemoor Cottages is priced for no less than 300,000 pounds, or 360,000 euros.
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