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Terry Teachout is the drama critic of the Wall Street Journal and the critic-at-large of Commentary.

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Reflecting on the recent death of the great cultural critic Terry Teachout, Micah Mattix contemplates the present state of criticism: Sometimes it’s hard to shake the. . .

Micah Mattix
Jan. 25 2022 12:01AM

Terry Teachout, the great American critic and playwright, died yesterday at the age of sixty-five. As a columnist for the Wall Street Journal and Commentary’s. . .

Jan. 14 2022 12:01AM

As has been frequently observed, Jews played an outsized role in creating what came to be known as the great American songbook. Among the most. . .

Aug. 18 2021 12:01AM

One of the wonders of modern Jewish history is the way that certain fields of human activity have, for periods of time, been almost entirely. . .

Nov. 20 2020 12:01AM

Writing of the master violinist Isaac Stern (1920-2001), Terry Teachout notes that he shared much in common with his frequent collaborator, the composer Leonard Bernstein: They. . .

Aug. 17 2020 12:01AM

With theaters and concert halls closed due to the coronavirus, performing artists have been seeking out alternative ways to bring their work to the public.. . .

May 1 2020 12:01AM

Considered by critics one of the most talented classical performers of the modern era, the Swiss-born French pianist Alfred Cortot (1877–1962) was also a Germanophile. . .

April 21 2020 12:01AM

During his long career, Jerome Robbins distinguished himself as one of America’s foremost choreographers for both classical ballet and Broadway musicals. For most of it,. . .

Oct. 29 2019 12:01AM

The son of the late columnist discusses his father’s thinking about Israel, faith, and Jewish ideas, and summons memories of shared Jewish life at home.

Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic and Daniel Krauthammer
June 20 2019 12:25AM

A posthumous collection edited by his son Daniel clarifies the great columnist’s legacy to American, and to Jewish, discourse.

April 17 2019 12:01AM

The son of East European Jewish immigrants, Jack Benny—né Benjamin Kubelsky—began his career as a vaudevillian and went on to be a pioneer of the. . .

Sept. 15 2017 12:01AM

When the great Italian conductor was dissatisfied with an orchestra’s performance, Terry Teachout writes, “he flew into screaming rages whose verbal violence would likely not. . .

Aug. 28 2017 12:01AM

When the Nazis came to power, Germany and Austria were the world’s great centers of classical music, and the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonics the most. . .

June 22 2017 12:01AM