Friday’s answers

Andrei and JC provided Thursday’s questions for which they get my thanks.

I’ll leave it to them to give the answers and if they stumped us all they win a virtual basket of stone fruit.

2 Responses to Friday’s answers

  1. J Bloggs says:

    1) Billy Connelly
    2) Richard Strauss – Also Sprach Zarathrustra
    Johan Strauss – The Blue Danube
    3) The 1812 Overture – Tchaikovsky
    4) Fantasia & Fantasia 2000
    5) The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (Paul Dukas)

  2. Andrei says:

    For mine

    (1) Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

    (2) War and Peace also by Leo Tolstoy, The quote is as written by the author but in English translations it is often translated though it should not be IMHO

    (3) Prince Pyotr Ivanovich Bagration was a Russian General in Napoleonic times who was killed at Borodino and who is a character in Tolstoy’s book

    (4) Operation Bagration was the liberation of Belarus in 1944 where the German Army Group center was destroyed


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