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THE WEEKLY QUIZ THAT TESTS

YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE ARTS

1 Who are Sally Tomato (resident in Sing-Sing), Mr IY Yunioshi and Lulamae Barnes?

2 How was Mario Lanza celebrated in Louisiana in 1950?

3 What commodity is celebrated in JS Bach's Cantata BWV211?

4 Connect Innocent X (three times, shrieking) with Henry VII and Apollo 13.

5 Whose only excursion into the Top Ten was Rip it Up?

6 What have Godber and Fletcher to do with the way the King of Naples receives comfort?

ANSWERS

1 Characters in Truman Capote's novella Breakfast at Tiffany's, and the subsequent film (Lulamae Barnes is Holly Golightly's real name).

2 He was The Toast of New Orleans, according to the title of the film that launched his screen career.

3 Coffee - this being the Kaffeecantate.

4 Bacon - Velzquez's portrait of Innocent X was the basis of Francis Bacon's triptych Three Screaming Popes; the other Francis Bacon wrote The History of Henry VII; and Kevin Bacon was in Apollo 13. 5 The Scottish band Orange Juice. 6 "He receives comfort like cold porridge" (Tempest, Act 2 sc i); and Godber and Fletcher are the characters played by Richard Beckinsale and Ronnie Barker in the classic prison sitcom Porridge.

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