Aria Serious is San Diego Opera's official blog. We'll focus on the serious and not-so-serious world of opera with behind-the-scenes looks at our productions, artists and news.
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Harvey Pekar, Cartoonist and Opera Librettist
The cartoonist Harvey Pekar passed away earlier this week. While he was known for his autobiographical comics which eventually was released as the graphic novel American Splendor (also a great movie) we didn't know until recently his passing that he had also written a libretto for an opera called Leave Me Alone.