Bono Goes Classical

U2 frontman BONO is planning to swap rock for classical music after bidding for a massive catalogue of orchestral music.

The BEAUTIFUL DAY rocker's private equity firm Elevation Partners is offering $234 million (GBP130 million) for 200-year-old publishing company Boosey And Hawkes.

The company owns the rights to compositions by legends Stravinsky and Rachmaninov.


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Mrs Macphisto

I wonder if any serious music listeners have any idea just how exciting this could be. To put great music in the hands of a great man. As long as he does not intend to give up his day job to be a music entrepreneur, and starve the world of new great music.
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I am thinking that Bono is a genius -- I am a classical music lover and can't wait to see what Bono does with this music... God love him and watch over him...........
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