Month: April 2013

Josef Čapek’s Accordion-player, 1913

Painting by Josef Čapek, Czech, born in 1887. Most well known for cubist works, but also an acknowledged poet and writer. He was a vocal critic of National Socialism, and was imprisoned in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, where he died in 1945.

Chris Wood: None the Wiser

This is the first time in 135 posts that I’ve written  about a subject that has absolutely no accordéon content at all, but I trust my readers will not accuse me of breaking our implicit contract or breaching some sort of squeezebox point of…